Shirley Windmill, Croydon
Description: Shirley Windmill
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
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3/5 Shirley Windmill
The previous listing date shall be amended to read 29.1.51
5009 UPPER SHIRLEY ROAD
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
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