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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: WYMONDHAM WINDMILL

List entry Number: 1307233

Location

WYMONDHAM WINDMILL, BUTT LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireMeltonDistrict AuthorityWymondham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1972

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189904

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History

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Details

SK 81 NE WYMONDHAM BUTT LANE

(west side) 7/147 Wymondham Windmill 31.10.72

II*

Windmill. c.1813. Raised mid C19 and restored late C20. Coursed and squared ironstone and brick, partly rendered, with a sheet-metal covered C20 ogee domed cap with finial. Battered round tower, 5 stages. To south west, a double door with wooden lintel and above it, a casement. Above again, a square hatch. Above again a blank fourth stage and above again, a casement. To south east, a casement, and above it, a casement and a projecting pulley for an auxiliary drive. Above again, a blank third stage. Above again, a casement. To north east, a stable door and above it, a double door. Above it, a casement. Above again, a blank fourth stage. Above again, a casement. To north west, a casement on the first and second stages. Above, a blank third stage. Above again, a casement. These casements have glazing bars and slight segmental heads. The cap has a fantail stage and a cross for 6 sails. The interior has 3 pairs of stones with garners, feed hoppers and tentering gear, all C19, complete and in use. Upper stages have octagonal oak main shaft, sack hoist, hand gear and wind shaft. This mill is being restored to full working order.

Listing NGR: SK8505319253

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National Grid Reference: SK 85053 19253

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