Crawley Heath Windmill
The only reference to this windmill comes in 1803 in the estate correspondence of the Duke of Bedford [R4/608/18/5] when an estimate for the windmill at Crawley Heath Farm was given:
"Estimate for Erecting a Threshing Mill to go by Wind or Horses occasionally -
To Erect on the Top of the present Barn a complete Smock Mill to run Eight Yards of Cloth with proper Machinery to work a Threshing Mill in the Barn and to Erect a complete Threshing Machine equal to the power of Three or four Horses with Horse Movements to be used occasionally
- For the Machinery £300
- For the Frame of the Mill exclusive of Timber £100".
This farm lay in the area of Husborne Crawley now enclosed by the wall of Woburn Park.