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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: ASHTON WINDMILL

List entry Number: 1173522

Location

ASHTON WINDMILL

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSedgemoorDistrict AuthorityChapel Allerton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Aug-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268760

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ST45SW CHAPEL ALLERTON CP ASHTON 5/104 Ashton Windmill 30.8.72

- II*

Windmill. Of medieval establishment, present structure probably C18, restored 1967. Tower mill. Coursed colourwashed rubble tower, circular on plan; revolving cap with contoured weatherboarded roof, tailfan 4 sails. Plank door to "ground" floor, 2 further plank doors to "first" floor, 4 small windows with board infills: 3 iron ties around tower. Interior with corn grinding mechanism. (PSANHS Vol XLV p 39).

Listing NGR: ST4146150296

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, , Vol. 45, (), 39

National Grid Reference: ST 41461 50296

Map


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