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Drainage Mill at Spinney Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Amber Hill, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9977 / 52°59'51"N

Longitude: -0.1697 / 0°10'10"W

OS Eastings: 522933

OS Northings: 346049

OS Grid: TF229460

Mapcode National: GBR HTR.5WS

Mapcode Global: WHHLG.CXF9

Entry Name: Drainage Mill at Spinney Farm

Listing Date: 5 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1062012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192066

Location: Amber Hill, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20

County: Lincolnshire

District: Boston

Parish: Amber Hill

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: The Brothertoft Group

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

Listing Text


TF 24 NW AMBERHILL CLAYDIKE BANK
(west side)

3/13 Drainage mill at
Spinney Farm

II

Drainage tower mill. c.1800, converted to steam power late C19.
Red brick, tarred, facetted slate roof, with lead dressings.
Circular plan. Squat tower reduced to half its former height,
with single planked door. To the right a large timber scoopwheel
with iron bands, and each spoke numbered, is set in a narrow
splayed channel and mounted on a large grit stone block. On the
left an iron flywheel for driving by a traction engine. Not
inspected internally. This is the only remaining pumping
windmill on Holland Fen and was in use, driven by a tractor,
until about 1960. Source: P. Dolman.


Listing NGR: TF2293346049

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