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Wymondham Windmill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wymondham, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7642 / 52°45'51"N

Longitude: -0.7409 / 0°44'27"W

OS Eastings: 485053

OS Northings: 319253

OS Grid: SK850192

Mapcode National: GBR CQD.RGW

Mapcode Global: WHFK2.LSD8

Entry Name: Wymondham Windmill

Listing Date: 31 October 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189904

Location: Wymondham, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Wymondham

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Wymondham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 81 NE WYMONDHAM BUTT LANE

(west side)
7/147 Wymondham Windmill
31.10.72

II*

Windmill. c.1813. Raised mid C19 and restored late C20.
Coursed and squared ironstone and brick, partly rendered, with a
sheet-metal covered C20 ogee domed cap with finial. Battered
round tower, 5 stages. To south west, a double door with wooden
lintel and above it, a casement. Above again, a square hatch.
Above again a blank fourth stage and above again, a casement.
To south east, a casement, and above it, a casement and a
projecting pulley for an auxiliary drive. Above again, a blank
third stage. Above again, a casement. To north east, a stable
door and above it, a double door. Above it, a casement. Above
again, a blank fourth stage. Above again, a casement. To north
west, a casement on the first and second stages. Above, a blank
third stage. Above again, a casement. These casements have
glazing bars and slight segmental heads. The cap has a fantail
stage and a cross for 6 sails. The interior has 3 pairs of
stones with garners, feed hoppers and tentering gear, all C19,
complete and in use. Upper stages have octagonal oak main
shaft, sack hoist, hand gear and wind shaft. This mill is being
restored to full working order.


Listing NGR: SK8505319253

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