Description: The Windmill
Date Listed: 26 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255111
OS Grid Reference: SJ8029304055
OS Grid Coordinates: 380293, 304055
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6339, -2.2926
SJ 80 SW ALBRIGHTON C.P. GREEN LANE
6/6 The Windmill
Windmill, (tower mill) now house. C18 with C20 additions and alterations.
Sandstone ashlar base with stepped plinth, red brick upper part,
strengthened by iron straps, and projecting wooden upper storey.
3 storeys; Windows and entrance all C20. Interior has lost machinery
but retains datestone"RW - 1768" External datestone also 1768. During
early C20 the windmill was owned by Colonel Thorneycroft of Tettenhall
Towers, near Wolverhampton, who built the upper storey as a lookout
point from which to survey the distant Shropshire Hills.
Listing NGR: SJ8029304055
Source: English Heritage
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