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Wymondham Windmill, Wymondham

Description: Wymondham Windmill

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 31 October 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 189904

OS Grid Reference: SK8505319253
OS Grid Coordinates: 485053, 319253
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7642, -0.7409

Location: Butt Lane, Wymondham, Leicestershire LE14 2BL

Locality: Wymondham
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2BL

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Listing Text


(west side)
7/147 Wymondham Windmill


Windmill. c.1813. Raised mid C19 and restored late C20.
Coursed and squared ironstone and brick, partly rendered, with a
sheet-metal covered C20 ogee domed cap with finial. Battered
round tower, 5 stages. To south west, a double door with wooden
lintel and above it, a casement. Above again, a square hatch.
Above again a blank fourth stage and above again, a casement.
To south east, a casement, and above it, a casement and a
projecting pulley for an auxiliary drive. Above again, a blank
third stage. Above again, a casement. To north east, a stable
door and above it, a double door. Above it, a casement. Above
again, a blank fourth stage. Above again, a casement. To north
west, a casement on the first and second stages. Above, a blank
third stage. Above again, a casement. These casements have
glazing bars and slight segmental heads. The cap has a fantail
stage and a cross for 6 sails. The interior has 3 pairs of
stones with garners, feed hoppers and tentering gear, all C19,
complete and in use. Upper stages have octagonal oak main
shaft, sack hoist, hand gear and wind shaft. This mill is being
restored to full working order.

Listing NGR: SK8505319253

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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