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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307233
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189904
Location: Wymondham, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14
Civil Parish: Wymondham
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Wymondham St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 81 NE WYMONDHAM BUTT LANE
7/147 Wymondham Windmill
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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