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Wind and Water Mill, Little Cressingham

Description: Wind and Water Mill

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 221027

OS Grid Reference: TF8697900213
OS Grid Coordinates: 586979, 300213
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5676, 0.7574

Location: Fairstead Lane, Little Cressingham, Norfolk IP25 6NT

Locality: Little Cressingham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP25 6NT

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Listing Text

LITTLE CRESSINGHAM FAIRSTEAD LANE
TF 80 SE
(north side)
10/30 Wind and Water Mill
9:7:51 (formerly listed as Little
Cressingham Mill)

GV II*

Disused wind and water mill. Circa 1820. Gault brick with flat concrete roof.
Brick waterwheel house with single pitch corrugated metal roof. Battered
circular tower with waterwheel house attached to west side. 6 storey tower
with a rebuilt timber gallery at third floor level. 4 rectangular windows
beneath segmental arches to each floor except at ground, first and third floors
where the eastern openings are doorways. Breast shot iron waterwheel driving
2 pairs of stones at first floor level, one of 2 pairs of wind driven stones
survives at fourth floor level. The timber wind driven spur wheel survives
at the third floor on a massive octagonal shaft decorated with ogee chamfer
stops. Bins and sack hoist machinery survive. Formerly on Clermont Estate.


Listing NGR: TF8697900213

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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