Description: Sutton Mill
Date Listed: 16 April 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 223706
OS Grid Reference: TG3957723871
OS Grid Coordinates: 639577, 323871
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7593, 1.5493
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TG 32 SE SUTTON NEW ROAD
5/71 Sutton Mill
Tower corn mill. 1789, rebuilt 1859 following fire. Brick circular tapering
tower, tarred below, painted white above. Timber boat shaped cap. Current
restoration commenced 1976. 9 storeys. Entrance to south below door in meal
floor, both under corrugated iron and timber hood. Iron casements to each
floor at cardinal points under segmental arches. To north, east and west,
however, 3 or 4 are blocked or blind. Gallery above fifth floor : timber
supported on iron brackets. Boat shaped cap with petticoat, fan cradle,
10-vaned fantail of 1978. Stocks but no sails. Interior. Many floor timbers
replaced. Brakewheel, windshaft, wallower and upright shaft drive great spur
wheel and stone nuts to 4 pairs stones in vats. Stones on fifth floor and
under driven. Governors, sack hoist, pulley drive and enclosed stone nut
frame intact or repaired.
Listing NGR: TG3957723871
Source: English Heritage
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