Local Places of Interest

rogiet old windmill

Old Windmill, Rogiet

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1995
Cadw Building ID: 15937
Postcode: NP26 3U
Situated on hill N of village at the S edge of higher ground rising from the levels, immediately N of the M4 motorway.

Windmill tower probably built c 1500. Earliest reference in lease of 1526 - No evidence when disused; probably used as watch tower in C18. Appears as round building in survey of 1746 and referred to as old mill on Ordnance Survey map 1830. Now ruined with W and S sides substantially masked by vegetation Listed in spite of incomplete survival for early date and as only one in Monmouthshire of SW group of small tower mills.