On Sunday 15th September, I took advantage of viewing and climbing the Ullesthorpe Subscription windmill dating from 1800. This visit was prompted following a recent Thursday walk when walkers passed by the mill.
I learned the Kibworth Harcourt mill was also open and I drove to it via Gilmorton, Peatling Magna, Bruntingthorpe, and Saddington. This can be described as a post mill and was built in the 18th century. Features seen were spring and common sails, tailpole, head and tail millstones, two hoists and a flour dresser.
Brian Jenkinson, (Hon Sec. Leicestershire Footpath Association)