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The Windmill, Albrighton

Description: The Windmill

Grade: II
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

Location: Windmill Lane, Albrighton, Shropshire WV7 3BS

Locality: Albrighton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV7 3BS

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Listing Text


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

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

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