THE OLD WINDMILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1053693
Date first listed:
26-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
THE OLD WINDMILL, WINDMILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD WINDMILL, WINDMILL LANE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Albrighton
National Grid Reference:
SJ8027204056

Details

ALBRIGHTON C.P. SJ 80 SW 6/6

WINDMILL LANE

The Windmill

II

Windmill, (tower mill) converted to a house. C18 with C20 additions and alterations. Sandstone ashlar base with stepped plinth, red brick upper part, strengthened by iron straps, and projecting wooden upper storey. Three storeys. Windows and entrance all C20. Interior has lost machinery but retains datestone "RW - 1768". External datestone also 1768. During early C20 the windmill was owned by Colonel Thorneycroft of Tettenhall Towers, near Wolverhampton, who built the upper storey as a lookout point from which to survey the distant Shropshire Hills.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16 February 2017.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
255111
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 24 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04666/21
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