WILTON WINDMILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1034034
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1986
Statutory Address:
WILTON WINDMILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
WILTON WINDMILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Grafton
National Grid Reference:
SU 27565 61620

Details

GRAFTON WILTON SU 26 SE 5/55 Wilton Windmill II* Tower mill, 1821, by or for J.Gale. Restored 1971-6. Header bond brickwork. Rivetted sheet aluminium hemispherical cap. Five- storeys. Braced timber gallery of 1971-6 replacing original roundhouse. Ground floor; opposed doors and timber round headed windows throughout. 2 common and 2 patent sails, latter with 21 shades and leading boards. Iron spider. Six-blade fantail with external worm and cograck. Striking gear and chain set below fantail frame. Interior: Iron vertical shaft, brake wheel and spur wheel, the brake wheel with hardwood cogs. Band brake. Two pairs underdriven stones, 1 pair French burrs, 1 pair greys. Separate bevel gear drive to sack hoist and lay shaft to wire machine on first floor. Manual stone lifting gear. All sails and machinery restored and in working order, the only complete windmill in Wiltshire and probably on the site of an earlier post mill. (Reference: Wiltshire County Council Guide, 1979).

Listing NGR: SU2756561620

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
310775
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Wiltshire County Council Guide, (1979)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Apr 2007
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