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The Windmill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whissendine, Rutland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7196 / 52°43'10"N

Longitude: -0.7821 / 0°46'55"W

OS Eastings: 482356

OS Northings: 314243

OS Grid: SK823142

Mapcode National: GBR CQY.F2R

Mapcode Global: WHFK7.YWQZ

Entry Name: The Windmill

Listing Date: 4 February 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186728

Location: Whissendine, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Whissendine

Built-Up Area: Whissendine

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Whissendine St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

In the entry for;


SK 81 SW WHISSENDINE MELTON ROAD
(south side)

5/158 The Windmill

4.2.72 II


The entry shall be amended to read;


SK 81 SW WHISSENDINE MELTON ROAD
(south side)

5/158 The Windmill

4.2.72 II* (star)

Former windmill. c1830-40. Coursed, squared ironstone rubble; domed
cap with C20 aluminium cladding and original copper ball finial.
Circular plan; 6 storeys with extra storey in cap; approx 60ft tall.
Centre-pivoting 20-pane casements facing cardinal directions, fewer
to north. Stable door at base, first floor door and blocked forth
floor door. No sails.
Interior: virtually complete set of machinery including dressing
plant; 4 sets of grindstones (three French, one Peak), one of the
French sets is underdriven; very rare Wegmann Porcelain Roller Mill
of c1880. Ceased operating c1922, the sails and fantail removed
1930's. Said to be the tallest stone windmill in the country.
Moon.N. The Windmills of Leicestershire and Rutland, Wymondham,
1981,p75. 1 .

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WHISSENDINE

SK 81 SW MELTON ROAD (South side)

5/158 The Windmill

4.2.72
II

Former windmill of earlier Cl9. Coursed squared rubble stone with stone
circular cap roofed with metal and a copper ball finial. Circular plan
of 6 storeys (with further storey in cap) of central pivoting 20-pane
windows, in cardinal directions, fewer to N.Stable door at base, 1st
floor door and blocked 4th floor door. Machinery inside nearly complete
but no sails. Said to be tallest stone windmill in country. Moon, N.
The Windmills of Leicestershire and Rutland, Wymondham, 1981, p.75.


Listing NGR: SK8236114210

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