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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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Coordinates

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

ESH USHAW
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)

GV II

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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