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Shirley Windmill, Croydon

Description: Shirley Windmill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 201262

OS Grid Reference: TQ3549865109
OS Grid Coordinates: 535498, 165109
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3689, -0.0549

Location: 30 Postmill Close, Croydon, Greater London CR0 5DY

Locality: Croydon
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: CR0 5DY

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Listing Text

In the entry for UPPER SHIRLEY ROAD

3/5 Shirley Windmill

The previous listing date shall be amended to read 29.1.51



Shirley Windmill
TQ 36 NE 3/5 20.5.54


1854. Five storeyed circular brick tower mill with 4 sweeps, cap and fantail. The
lower windows have been blocked. No longer working. The machinery seems to incorporate
parts from an earlier mill, a date of 1740 was discovered in the 1927 restoration.
Last restored in the 1960s. Probably the last large windmill to be built in Surrey.

Listing NGR: TQ3549865109

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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