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Buck of Former Post Mill at Alder Carr Farm, Creeting St Mary

Description: Buck of Former Post Mill at Alder Carr Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279318

OS Grid Reference: TM0912955256
OS Grid Coordinates: 609129, 255256
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1560, 1.0558

Location: Creeting St Mary, Suffolk IP6 8LX

Locality: Creeting St Mary
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP6 8LX

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Listing Text

TM 05 NE
4/69 Buck of former post mill
- at Alder Carr Farm
(formerly listed as
9-12-55 dovecote at Houghton Park
- Farmhouse)

The body or buck of a post mill, now disused. Early C19, originally built
some ½ mile to the north. Moved here before 1880 after which it was used as a
dovecote. Timber framed and weatherboarded; as a dovecote it had a hipped
roof with gablets, now gone. Plastered internally with the nesting boxes
still in place, the original floors removed. Post mill bucks were
occasionally taken down and re-used in this manner; this is believed to be the
last such example in the country. It is of considerable interest because it
was moved in one piece and the original frame survives intact.

Listing NGR: TM0912955256

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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