Description: Upthorpe Windmill
Date Listed: 10 June 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 284315
OS Grid Reference: TL9713373299
OS Grid Coordinates: 597133, 273299
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3224, 0.8912
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Stanton Upthorpe windmill, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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TL 97 SE STANTON UPTHORPE ROAD
3/52 Upthorpe Windmill
10.6.70 (Formerly listed as Stanton
Upthorpe Windmill under
Post windmill. Dated 1807; restored 1939 but now derelict. Timber framed and
weatherboarded buck with roof clad in iron sheeting; low red brick roundhouse.
Remains of 2 patent sails; steps and fantail supports at rear, the fantail
blades removed 1969 and stored inside the mill. The machinery is intact and
includes wooden clasp-arm brakewheel with iron teeth mounted on a wooden
windshaft; iron wallower and iron spurwheel with wooden cogs mounted on a
wooden upright shaft; 2 pairs of underdriven mill stones in the breast;
tentering system and sack hoist complete. A third pair of belt-driven stones
in the tail were removed in 1939. Scheduled Ancient Monument (County No.136).
Listing NGR: TL9713373299
Source: English Heritage
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