Stansted Windmill is a grade II* listed ancient monument given to the people of Stansted by Lord Blyth in 1934. A classic example of a tower mill, Stansted Windmill is close to unique in having most of its original machinery with few replaced components.
It is a charity…
Registered Charity No. 208060
“TO MAINTAIN, PRESERVE AND KEEP AS AN HISTORICAL MONUMENT THE WINDMILL SITUATED JUST OFF THE A.11 (sic) ROAD IN STANSTED, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF STANSTED.”
It is looked after and maintained by the trustees in tandem with the Stansted Millers; a group of volunteers who raise funds, carry out day to day maintenance and act as stewards on Mill open days.
The Windmill is open for visiting every first Sunday afternoon of the month from April to October as well as on other special days including the annual August Bank Holiday Fete and the National Mills weekend in May.
Stansted Mountfitchet Windmill is funded from a number of sources:
Stansted Parish Council
Fundraising such as the Windmill Fete.