South Marsh Mill, Arundel

South Marsh Mill, Arundel
Arundel Windmill
Arundel 1920 (2).jpg
The mill c1920
Mill name South Marsh Mill
Mill location TQ 013 063
50°50′49″N 0°33′43″W / 50.847°N 0.562°W / 50.847; -0.562
Operator(s) Private
Year built 1830
Purpose Corn mill
Type Tower mill
Storeys Five storeys
Number of sails Four sails
Type of sails Patent sails
Windshaft Cast iron
Winding Fantail
Auxiliary power Engine

South Marsh Mill is a grade II listed[1] tower mill at Arundel, Sussex, England which has been converted to residential use.



South Marsh Mill was built in 1830. It was working by wind until 1915, when the windshaft snapped, but was worked by engine until 1922. The machinery was removed c.1941.[2]


South Marsh Mill is a five storey tower mill. She had four Patent sails carried on a cast iron windshaft. The cap was a beehive shape, winded by a fantail. The mill drove three pairs of millstones. The cap now carried is an octagonal shape, housing the broken windshaft. The fantail is missing.[2] Various extensions have been made to the tower.[1]


  • Messrs Dendy & Pellet 1830 - 1840
  • Henry Bartlett 1840 -
  • William Watkins 1840 -

References for above:-[2]

See also

  • Wikipedia books: Windmills in Sussex


  1. ^ a b "WINDMILL, FITZALAN ROAD (west side), ARUNDEL, ARUN, WEST SUSSEX". English Heritage. Retrieved 2008-05-12. 
  2. ^ a b c Brunnarius, Martin (1979). The Windmills of Sussex. Chichester: Philimore. pp. p65–66, 190. ISBN 0 85033 345 8. 

External links

Further reading

Hemming, Peter (1936). Windmills in Sussex. London: C W Daniel.  Online version

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