List entry

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: NORTHFIELD WINDMILL

List entry Number: 1126418

Location

NORTHFIELD WINDMILL, THE SHADES

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

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireEast CambridgeshireDistrict AuthoritySoham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Mar-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48884

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for:

TL 57 NE SOHAM THE SHADES

4/77 Northfield Windmill II The address shall be amended to read:

THE SHADES

Northfield Windmill

The grade shall be amended to: Grade II* (star)

------------------------------------ TL 57 NE SOHAM THE SHADES 4/77 Northfield Windmill

II



Originally a smock windmill, early C18, used for drainage, moved to its present site in C19 and raised on brick plinth. Now a three storey cornmill. Timber framed with weatherboarding and with ogee shaped wood capping with ball finial. Original sails and fantail. Inside, much of the machinery is intact, including the windshaft, wallower and main shaft. The great spur wheel on the ground floor drives two grinding stones on the stone floor.

Listing NGR: TL5872575101

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National Grid Reference: TL 58725 75101

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