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Upthorpe Windmill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stanton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3224 / 52°19'20"N

Longitude: 0.8912 / 0°53'28"E

OS Eastings: 597133

OS Northings: 273299

OS Grid: TL971732

Mapcode National: GBR SGX.B49

Mapcode Global: VHKCV.DWHK

Entry Name: Upthorpe Windmill

Listing Date: 10 June 1970

Last Amended: 27 September 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284315

Location: Stanton, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Stanton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stanton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/52 Upthorpe Windmill
10.6.70 (Formerly listed as Stanton
Upthorpe Windmill under

Post windmill. Dated 1807; restored 1939 but now derelict. Timber framed and
weatherboarded buck with roof clad in iron sheeting; low red brick roundhouse.
Remains of 2 patent sails; steps and fantail supports at rear, the fantail
blades removed 1969 and stored inside the mill. The machinery is intact and
includes wooden clasp-arm brakewheel with iron teeth mounted on a wooden
windshaft; iron wallower and iron spurwheel with wooden cogs mounted on a
wooden upright shaft; 2 pairs of underdriven mill stones in the breast;
tentering system and sack hoist complete. A third pair of belt-driven stones
in the tail were removed in 1939. Scheduled Ancient Monument (County No.136).

Listing NGR: TL9713373299

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