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Description: Gainsford End Windmill
Date Listed: 27 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 114519
OS Grid Reference: TL7262835032
OS Grid Coordinates: 572628, 235032
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9869, 0.5126
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TL 73 NW TOPPESFIELD GAINSFORD END WINDMILL
Corn windmill. 1869 date on tablet. Red brick tower. Circular plan. 5 storeys.
Segmental brick arches over openings: boarded door and two multi-paned cast-iron
windows to ground floor. Domed roof cap removed but wooden base frame still in
position. Interior: first floor has cast-iron great spur wheel engaging three
iron-mortise stone nuts; iron bevel wheel below spur wheel engages bevels on two
horizontal shafts with pulleys; 3 sets of tentering gear and one governor; 3 pairs
of millstones to second floor. Iron shaft continues to cast-iron wallower at top.
Listing NGR: TL7262835032
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Source: English Heritage
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