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Wind Engine and Former Mill House at Su 4268 5632

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashmansworth, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3044 / 51°18'15"N

Longitude: -1.3891 / 1°23'20"W

OS Eastings: 442681

OS Northings: 156320

OS Grid: SU426563

Mapcode National: GBR 831.3MJ

Mapcode Global: VHC2F.VGZW

Entry Name: Wind Engine and Former Mill House at Su 4268 5632

Listing Date: 17 June 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138485

Location: Ashmansworth, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Ashmansworth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Crux Easton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

The following structure shall be added to the list;


SU 45 NW ASHMANSWORTH CRUX EASTON
2/30
Wind engine and former
mill house at
SU 4268 5632

II


Wind engine and former mill house. C1891 engine made by John Wallis
Titt. Wind-engine of iron with steel tower; mill house of red brick
in English bond with half-hipped plain tile roof. Wind engine has
tapering, hexagonal,cross-braced tower approx 6 metres (20 feet
tall);brackets from former platform removed; sail frame with fantail
(sails removed); some remaining sheyting and cogged machinery. The
mill house has stepped eaves; gable end next to engine has blocked
low-level opening (through which are shaft from engine) and board door
below header brick arch; bricked-up opening in opposite gable;
inserted doorway at eaves on north side.
The sails were removed and put into storage in the 1960s; parts of the
machinery and of tower structure are lying on the ground beside it.
This wind-engine was of John Wallis Titt's 'Simplex' (approx 125
metres) engine design. It was used to pump up water from a 410 foot
well, and to grind corn.
J.K.Major, The Windmills of John Wallis Titt (The International
Molinological Society, 1977),pp.4,31 and 32.


Listing NGR: SU4268056320

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