This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NZ 2161 SE WHICKHAM FRONT STREET (south side)
- 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
© Mr Edmund Martin. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Martin, Edmund
Rights Holder: Martin, Edmund
Rubble, Sandstone, Stone, Stuart Windmill, Georgian Monument (By Form), Industrial, Wind Power Site, Power Generation Site
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