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Fulbourn Windmill, Cambridge Road

History of Fulbourn Windmill

Listed Building

Smock windmill built 1808 by Thomas Hunt of Soham. Timber framed with horizontal weatherboarding on a first stage of brick, tarred. Octagonal plan and of three stages with a revolving conical cap and fantail. Two of the four sails are intact. Interior: The mill retains much of the original machinery. Unlike most mills in Cambridgeshire the three runner stones are overdriven with the great spur wheel being on the bin floor.

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