Description: Windmill in King Georges Field (Chase Park) 180 Metres South of Street
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303898
OS Grid Reference: NZ2101661074
OS Grid Coordinates: 421016, 561074
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9439, -1.6734
NZ 2161 SE WHICKHAM FRONT STREET (south side)
- Windmill in King George's
Field (Chase park) 180 metres
south of street
Windmill. Circa 1720. Coursed squared sandstone, no roof visible. Slightly
tapered tower. Chamfered stone lintels and irregular-block jambs to north and
south doors with added date 1567 on lintel. Plain stone surrounds composed of
4 irregular slabs to small windows at different levels and on all 4 sides.
Renewed stone upper courses appear to be C20 and are straighter than the slightly
sloped lower part. All window and door openings blocked with sandstone rubble;
also blocked holes for beams at second floor level. Mound surrounds mill to
height of 5ft from ground level. Historical note: 1806 newspaper advertisement
for remainder of 99-year lease suggests 1720 date.
Listing NGR: NZ2101661074
Source: English Heritage
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