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Cross in Hand Windmill in 1936
Cross in Hand Windmill in 1936
This is a really splendid mill, the largest active post mill in Sussex, and the only active post mill in the county fitted with fan-tackle. It is situated just off the Heathfield-Lewes main road and is on the right-hand side just after leaving the cross-roads, and it is reached by a short lane, with a concealed turning off the right-hand side of the main road just after one passes the white mill-house.
extract from Hemming's Windmills


Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1936Windmills in Sussex by Peter Hemming ⇒ p. 54; p. 60

Historical records

c 1825Waldron, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodCross in hand Mill

1855HistoryWindmillHemming's Windmills
The exact date of this mill is not known, but, like the former, it is not on its original site; indeed, it has twice been moved. It was built at Mount Ephraim, Uckfield, and moved to a site not very far from its present one at Cross-in-Hand in 1855, the squire having objected to it at Uckfield - why, no one seems to know!

c 1875Cross-in-Hand, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyWindmills

1936Cross-in-hand WindmillCross-in-hand Windmill, WaldronHemming's Windmills

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