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Wrawby Post Mill, Wrawby

Description: Wrawby Post Mill

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 165958

OS Grid Reference: TA0260708753
OS Grid Coordinates: 502607, 408753
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5654, -0.4522

Location: Mill Lane, Wrawby, North Lincolnshire DN20 8SP

Locality: Wrawby
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN20 8SP

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Listing Text

TA 00 fill
(west side)
8/51 Wrawby Post Mill
- II *
Post mill. Mid - late C18, with base rebuilt and encased in C19.
Extensively restored in 1964. Painted weather-boarded timber mill
superstructure on tarred brick base with shingle roof. Single-storey base,
round on plan, with 2-storey revolving mill tower above. Base: 2 recessed
board doors with lintels and one segmental-arched 3-light casement; domed
roof with sheet metal skirting to eaves. Mill tower rectangular in plan
with pointed-arch roof. Tail-pole and flight of steps to rear entrance with
board door and hatch above with wrought-iron strap hinges. Sides have small
single casement to each floor. Full set of 4 single-shutter sails to front.
Interior. Superstructure carried on original cross-tree and main post
supported on timber cross-frame within brick base. Timber machinery largely
restored, with 2 sets of stones. In full working order. A prominent
landmark, and the only surviving working post mill in Lincolnshire -
Humberside. In the care of the Wrawby Mill Preservation Society.
Photographs in NMR.

Listing NGR: TA0260708753

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Source: English Heritage

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