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Saxtead Mill, Saxtead

Description: Saxtead Mill

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 285948

OS Grid Reference: TM2533664426
OS Grid Coordinates: 625336, 264426
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2319, 1.2984

Location: Several Road, Saxtead, Suffolk IP13 9QQ

Locality: Saxtead
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 9QQ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Saxtead Green windmill, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


3/176 Saxtead Mill


Post windmill, now preserved and in the care of the Department of
the Environment. Late C18 with considerable C19 modernisation;
restored 1957-60, the buck being completely rebuilt. Painted
brick roundhouse, timber framed and weatherboarded buck, 4
patent sails and fantail mounted above the external steps. The
roundhouse and buck each have 3 floors. The internal machinery
is complete and in working order. A particularly fine example of
a post mill and an outstanding local landmark. Scheduled Ancient
Monument (County No.63). Wailes, Saxtead Green Mill, HMSO, 1972.

Listing NGR: TM2533664426

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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