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Windmill North West of College of St Cuthbert

A Grade II Listed Building in Esh, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7889 / 54°47'19"N

Longitude: -1.6667 / 1°40'0"W

OS Eastings: 421528

OS Northings: 543824

OS Grid: NZ215438

Mapcode National: GBR JFS2.Y3

Mapcode Global: WHC4H.CWKN

Entry Name: Windmill North West of College of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 17 January 1967

Last Amended: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185957

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350520

Location: Esh, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Esh

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Esh and Hamsteels

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2143
14/14 Windmill north-west of
17.1.67 College of St Cuthbert
(formerly listed as
Old Mill in grounds of
Ushaw College)


Windmill. 1817. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Wide tapered
tower, surviving to 2 storeys high. Flat stone lintels over boarded doors and
boarded openings; beam-holes at gallery level; first-floor openings truncated
at lintel level.

Built shortly after the college was founded in order to provide unadulterated
flour, and at the personal expense of John Gillow. Source: David Milburn, A
History of Ushaw College, Durham 1964, p.119.

Listing NGR: NZ2152843824

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