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Post Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Syleham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3527 / 52°21'9"N

Longitude: 1.2494 / 1°14'57"E

OS Eastings: 621391

OS Northings: 277707

OS Grid: TM213777

Mapcode National: GBR VKN.JPB

Mapcode Global: VHL9H.L4W7

Entry Name: Post Mill

Listing Date: 27 September 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280073

Location: Syleham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Syleham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Syleham St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

In the entry for the Following:
SYLEHAM Wingfield Road
TM 27 NW
5/124
- Post Mill
27.9.55
-- II

The discription shall be amended to read:

Corn Windmill. Built 1730 at Earsham Street; moved to present
position in 1823; damaged in storm of October 1987. Roundhouse
of clay lump, plastered and tarred with boarded conical roof; part
of timber-framed buck remains above. Circular roundhouse with
rectangular-plan buck. East Suffolk postmill. Two-storey round-
house; buck formerly of 3 storeys. Roundhouse has two boarded
hatches with boarded doors below; ladder to buck, formerly turned
by six-bladed fantail now missing. Interior of roundhouse: brick
piers and crosstrees to bottom storey; full-height stop-chamfered
post with quarter bars to buck; two pairs of engine-driven
millstones on a hursting complete with tuns,horses, hoppers etc..

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SYLEHAM WINGFIELD ROAD
TM 27 NW
5/124 Post Mill
-
27.9.55
-- II

Post mill, now derelict. Built 1730 at Earsham Street, Wingfield and moved to
its present site c.1823. Last worked by wind 1954. Timber framed and
weatherboarded buck with 3 floors on a 2-storey roundhouse of flint and clay
lump, rendered and tarred. Remains of 2 patent sails, their shutters now
stored inside the mill. Formerly winded by a fantail (now missing).
Machinery intact; includes cast iron windshaft on which are mounted wooden
clasp-arm head and tail wheels, each driving a pair of millstones via stone
nuts. The head stones have been removed. A further pair of stones in the
roundhouse was driven by a small oil engine in an adjoining shed.


Listing NGR: TM2139177707

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