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Windmill, Thelnetham

Description: Windmill

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 284348

OS Grid Reference: TM0110078967
OS Grid Coordinates: 601100, 278967
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3718, 0.9527

Location: Mill Road, Thelnetham, Suffolk IP22 1JU

Locality: Thelnetham
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1JU

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Listing Text


2/85 Windmill


Tower windmill. 1819 with later modernisation (windshaft dated
'J.AICKMAN.LYNN. 1832'); restoration to working order commenced 1980. Tarred
brick tower with ground floor and 3 upper floors; small segmental-headed
casement windows, boarded half-door; conical vertically-boarded cap; no sails
or fantail at time of survey. Machinery intact: wooden clasp-arm brakewheel
with iron teeth, iron windshaft, iron wallower, wooden upright shaft in two
sections, wooden clasp-arm spurwheel with iron teeth, iron stone nuts with
wooden cogs: 2 pairs of underdriven millstones on the first floor and a third
pair on the ground floor driven by engine via an external pulleywheel ; wooden
crownwheel driving sack hoist. The diary of Thomas King, a local carpenter,
records that the mill was begun in 1819 and 'set to work on Christmas Day
Dec.25 1819'.

Listing NGR: TM0110078967

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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