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Windmill in King Georges Field (Chase Park) 180 Metres South of Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunston Hill and Whickham East, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9439 / 54°56'38"N

Longitude: -1.6734 / 1°40'24"W

OS Eastings: 421016

OS Northings: 561074

OS Grid: NZ210610

Mapcode National: GBR JCR8.HK

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.8ZCT

Entry Name: Windmill in King Georges Field (Chase Park) 180 Metres South of Street

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303898

Location: Gateshead, NE16

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Dunston Hill and Whickham East

Built-Up Area: Whickham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Whickham

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2161 SE WHICKHAM FRONT STREET (south side)

17/134

- Windmill in King George's
Field (Chase park) 180 metres
south of street

GV II

Windmill. Circa 1720. Coursed squared sandstone, no roof visible. Slightly
tapered tower. Chamfered stone lintels and irregular-block jambs to north and
south doors with added date 1567 on lintel. Plain stone surrounds composed of
4 irregular slabs to small windows at different levels and on all 4 sides.
Renewed stone upper courses appear to be C20 and are straighter than the slightly
sloped lower part. All window and door openings blocked with sandstone rubble;
also blocked holes for beams at second floor level. Mound surrounds mill to
height of 5ft from ground level. Historical note: 1806 newspaper advertisement
for remainder of 99-year lease suggests 1720 date.


Listing NGR: NZ2101661074

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