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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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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



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


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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