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Description: Windmill Tower Approximately 20 Metres South West of Mill House
Date Listed: 27 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166563
OS Grid Reference: TA2439225598
OS Grid Coordinates: 524392, 425598
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7120, -0.1167
KEYINGHAM MILL ROAD
TA 22 NW
2/22 Windmill tower
approximately 20 metres
south-west of Mill House
Windmill tower. Late C18 origins, raised and re-fitted c1825; roof of
c1970. Brick (brown brick to first 2 storeys, red brick to later upper
section) with traces of tarring. Wooden roof. Tapered round tower of 6
storeys. Ground floor: 4 segmental-headed entrances: blocked to north, C20
two-fold door to south, doorways to east and west (doors missing) to
adjoining outhouse ranges of no special interest; three 6-pane casements.
First floor: blocked doors to north and south, 2 windows. Second floor: two
12-pane casements, two C20 plate-glass casements. Third floor: 12-pane
sliding sash, plate-glass window. Fourth floor: 12-pane casement, plate-
glass window. Low octagonal roof. Early C20 weather-vane. Interior.
Floors and machinery intact. Fittings include large silk-reel to ground
floor; governor, silk-reel and brush scalper to first floor; 3 sets of
stones (2 sets French stones, single set Derbyshire grey stones) to second
floor; bins and screening machine to third floor; hoppers to fourth floor.
The silk reels were inserted in c1910 in an attempt to produce fine white
flour. Further silk reels (now removed) were installed in the west
outbuilding, which also served as an engine house. Ceased production in
1941. Victoria County history: York, East Riding, vol 5, p 59; R Gregory,
East Yorkshire Windmills, 1985, pp 51, 53, 81, 112.
Listing NGR: TA2439225598
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Source: English Heritage
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