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Post Mill Roundhouse, 70 Metresnorth West of the Shieling

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorndon, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2842 / 52°17'3"N

Longitude: 1.1351 / 1°8'6"E

OS Eastings: 613938

OS Northings: 269750

OS Grid: TM139697

Mapcode National: GBR TJY.RT5

Mapcode Global: VHL9M.MVG8

Entry Name: Post Mill Roundhouse, 70 Metresnorth West of the Shieling

Listing Date: 23 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281381

Location: Thorndon, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thorndon

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thorndon with Rishangles All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

THORNDON THE STREET
TM 16 NW
3/100 Post mill roundhouse, 70m
north west of The Shieling
- II
Roundhouse of former post mill, now used as a store. 1820. Red brick with
narrow projecting bands of white brick at first and second floor levels.
Felted conical roof of shallow pitch. 3 storeys. Circular on plan. Openings
on 4 quarters, 3 with tiers of boarded window openings, one with boarded doors
at ground and first floors and a 6-paned window above. The lower half of the
post and its supporting trestle are still in position inside. The mill,
demolished c.1924, was one of the tallest in the county. Included as a good
example of its type.


Listing NGR: TM1393869750

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