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Paignton Windmill

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4501 / 50°27'0"N

Longitude: -3.5846 / 3°35'4"W

OS Eastings: 287595

OS Northings: 62339

OS Grid: SX875623

Mapcode National: GBR QS.K2PC

Mapcode Global: FRA 37CV.Z5L

Entry Name: Paignton Windmill

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383894

Location: Torbay, TQ3

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Preston

Built-Up Area: Paignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Paignton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1947-1/2/131 (South side)
13/03/51 Paignton Windmill


Windmill, disused and partly ruinous. Late C18. Purple
limestone rubble with local red breccia dressings. Roofless.
Squat base, sharply tapering. 4 storeys. Ground floor has one
wide doorway on the side facing the lane with breccia
voussoirs; some internal evidence of second doorway on
opposite side. Other openings have breccia lintels or
voussoirs. First floor has 2 opposed loading doors and 2
windows. Second floor has 4 windows; third storey has 2
windows. INTERIOR: Retains some internal plaster. Floors

Listing NGR: SX8759562339

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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