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Forest Road

The windmills that stood on the Forest ridge were nearly all post-mills, of wooden construction, comparatively easy to dismantle and cart to another site. Some were brought in from elsewhere, some were moved away, so the numbers could change over time. When the Forest ridge was made part of the allotted recreation ground by the 1845 Inclosure Act, all the windmills had to be removed, except the on…