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Sneaths Mill, Lutton

Description: Sneaths Mill

Grade: I
Date Listed: 5 October 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 197918

OS Grid Reference: TF4358424299
OS Grid Coordinates: 543584, 324299
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7972, 0.1282

Locality: Lutton
Local Authority: South Holland District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE12 9LQ

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Listing Text

TF 42 SW
(west side)
4/72 Sneath's Mill

Tower windmill. 1779. Red brick. Dogtooth eaves. Octagonal,
4 storeys. The south side with doorway with ashlar plaque over
inscribed 'T.D.Ayliff 1779', on the first floor is a single
window opening. The east and west sides with first, second and
third floor window openings and the north side with blocked
doorways to the ground and first floors and single blocked window
opening above. Interior contains oak wind shaft with iron poll
end and clasp arm brake wheel. Clasp arm wallower, crudely
cogged, being a trundle or face gear-wheel. Wooden upright
shaft with a clasp arm great spur wheel. Drive to flour dresser
largely intact and mostly of wood driven by a pinion from the
great spur wheel. The datestone may refer to the casing in brick
in that year of a wooden smock mill moved to this site. Unique
to Lincolnshire is the plan of the mill and the poll end and
trundle gears are the last surviving examples in Lincolnshire.
Source: P. Dolman. Lincolnshire windmills - a Contemporary

Listing NGR: TF4358424299

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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