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Windmill in King Georges Field (Chase Park) 180 Metres South of Street, Whickham

Description: Windmill in King Georges Field (Chase Park) 180 Metres South of Street

Grade: II
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

Location: 5 Broom Lane, Millfield Court NE16 4EG

Locality: Whickham
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE16 4EG

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Listing Text



- 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

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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