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Lelley Windmill, Elstronwick

Description: Lelley Windmill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166504

OS Grid Reference: TA2194832601
OS Grid Coordinates: 521948, 432601
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7755, -0.1510

Location: Mill Lane, Elstronwick, East Riding of Yorkshire HU12 9BU

Locality: Elstronwick
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU12 9BU

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Listing Text

TA 23 SW
(west side)
Lelley Windmill
The description shall be amended to read:

Corn windmill, tower type, built 1790 for Peter Sumpner, Miller, and later
raised. Tower of tarred brickwork, timber-framed cap. Circular plan battered
tower East Yorkshire mill, six storeys and cap. Bottom storey has two multi-paned
Yorkshire sliding windows, one doorway and one blocked opening. Second storey has
two windows as before and iron belt pulley. Third storey has two windows as
before, and two doorways for access to the former stage, now missing, at second
floor level. Fourth storey has four windows as before, fifth and sixth storeys
each have two windows as before. The cap roof (formerly ogee) is missing, but the
base frame of timbers carries the cast-iron windshaft and the cross for mounting
the sails. Bottom storey has one pair of millstones complete with tun, hopper,
horse, shoe and damsel, set up for belt drive from a vertical iron shaft. Second
storey has vertical iron shaft with bevel gears to a horizontal shaft which passes
through the wall. Pulley on horizontal shaft drives a flour dressing machine, and
a pulley on the vertical shaft drives a further dressing machine. Tentering gear
and governor for one pair of millstones, belt-driven from vertical shaft, spout.
Third storey has one pair of millstones, complete with tun, hopper, horse, shoe
and damsel. Two sets of tentering gear for millstones above and one governor,
spouts, vertical shaft passes through. Fourth storey have two pairs of mill-
stones, complete with tuns, hoppers, horses, shoes and quants with iron-mortise
stone nuts. Iron upright shaft carries clasp-arm wooden great spur wheel with
iron teeth. Belt pulley drives governor spindle passing through floor. Vertical
shaft from below carries iron-mortise nut engaging spur wheel, and another nut
drives a vertical shaft rising through ceiling. Fifth storey has bins, main
upright shaft and vertical drive shaft. Sixth storey has upright shaft with
cast-iron wallower, sack hoist friction-driven below. Vertical shaft and grain
cleaner. Cap frame in place, carrying iron windshaft and remnants of winding and
striking gear, but breakwheel destroyed and cap open to the elements.


TA 23 SW
(west side)
7/44 Lelley Windmill
Windmill. Early C19. Orange brick, tarred. Five storeys with door and
openings under segmental arches. Machinery survives: no cap or sails.
Disused and derelict at time of re-survey.

Listing NGR: TA2194832601

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Source: English Heritage

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