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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BERKSWELL WINDMILL

List entry Number: 1054782

Location

BERKSWELL WINDMILL, WINDMILL LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SolihullMetropolitan AuthorityBerkswell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Jun-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218134

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History

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Details

SP 27 NW BERKSWELL WINDMILL LANE

11/254 Berkswell Windmill (formerly listed as Balsall Windmill)

18.7.72 II* (star)

Tower windmill. Early C19. Red brick; wood and metal boat-shaped cap. Two sails missing, otherwise intact internally and externally. Circular plan, 3 storeys, battered walls with small windows under cambered arches. Endless-chain drive, wooden and iron shafting and gears; under-driven stones; various bins and other fixtures. This is the most complete example of a west midlands tower mill.

Listing NGR: SP2491275920

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National Grid Reference: SP 24912 75920

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