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Upthorpe Windmill, Stanton

Description: Upthorpe Windmill

Grade: II*
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

Location: Upthorpe Road, Stanton, Suffolk IP31 2AW

Locality: Stanton
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 2AW

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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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Listing Text


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

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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