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Description: Sibsey Trader Mill
Date Listed: 3 November 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 196253
OS Grid Reference: TF3446650962
OS Grid Coordinates: 534466, 350962
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0390, 0.0041
There is also a scheduled monument, Sibsey Trader Windmill, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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TF 35 SW SIBSEY FRITHVILLE ROAD
7/40 Sibsey Trader Mill
(formerly listed as Sibsey Mill)
Tower windmill. 1877 by Saunderson of Louth. Restored 1970 and
1981 by the Department of the Environment. Tarred brick. Ogee
cupola with small ball finial. Fan-tail and 6 double sided
sails. Dentil and moulded eaves. 5 storeys with decorative
wrought iron balcony to the second floor. South side with
doorway 6 steps up with plank double door, on the second floor is
a cambered arched doorway with part glazed door. The north side
with similar doorway and door to the second floor. The west and
east sides both with single pivotal casements under cambered
arches on each floor. Interior. Internal machinery in full
working order. Elevator to hurst which terminates in a hopper on
the first floor. Spout down to the ground floor. First floor
with tentering gear and spouts, machinery also includes bridge
tree, governor, spindle with mace head and gimbal bar. Second
floor with hopper, vat, quant, runner stone and two pairs of
restored grey stones and single pair of French stones. Great
spur wheel with upright shaft all of iron, this drives through
mortice stone nuts. Fifth floor with iron sack hoist and chain.
Brake wheel, wallower, brake and brake lever all of iron.
Source: Peter Dolman. Lincolnshire Windmills, a Contemporary
Listing NGR: TF3446650962
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Source: English Heritage
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