Description: Garboldisham Windmill
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 220536
OS Grid Reference: TM0027580472
OS Grid Coordinates: 600275, 280472
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3856, 0.9415
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TM 08 SW GARBOLDISHAM HOPTON STREET
6/17 Garboldisham Windmill
Post Mill. c.1780. Brick and timber. Circular brick roundhouse with conical
timber roof to buck. Doors to east and west. The buck is weatherboarded
with gabled roof covered with felt, as is the roundhouse. Scissor braced
ladder staircase leads to first floor door of 3 storeyed superstructure.
3 blind windows to each lateral face. Interior of roundhouse of usual
disposition : 4 brick piers support cross trees and 4 quarter bars brace main
post descending through roof. Main post rises into buck stopped at crown-
tree. Upper storey retains wind shaft, wallower and drive shaft which drops
to great spur wheel engaged into stone nuts of 2 underdriven pairs of stones.
sails and tiller beam missing.
Listing NGR: TM0027580472
Source: English Heritage
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