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Windmill on Westwood Marshes, Walberswick

Description: Windmill on Westwood Marshes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285563

OS Grid Reference: TM4867273680
OS Grid Coordinates: 648672, 273680
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3049, 1.6462

Location: Walberswick, Suffolk IP18 6UL

Locality: Walberswick
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP18 6UL

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Listing Text


4/47 Windmill on Westwood Marshes
25.10.51 (Formerly listed as Old Windpump
under Civil Parish of WALDERSWICK)
- II

Tower mill, formerly used for drainage, now disused. Late C18; external
appearance restored early 1950's, badly damaged by fire 1960. Ground floor and
2 floors above. Red brick tower with rendered band to lower part against which
a wheel attached to the tailpole ran; the boat-shaped cap and 4 common sails
are now missing, but there are remains of the tailpole assembly. Machinery
includes wooden upright shaft, crownwheel, pitwheel and external cast iron
scoopwheel. Important landscape feature and one of only 2 remaining drainage
mills on the east Suffolk marshes, the other being at Reydon.

Listing NGR: TM4867273680

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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