WALTON WINDMILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1058724
Date first listed:
13-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
WALTON WINDMILL, WALTON HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALTON WINDMILL, WALTON HILL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Walton
National Grid Reference:
ST4621635219

Details

WALTON CP WALTON HILL (South side) ST43NE

5/95 Walton Windmill

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- II

(Marked on O.S. map as The Old Windmill). Tower mill, now dwelling. Probably 1793 for Thomas, Marquis of Bath, on an earlier site; converted to dwelling 1926 when tower was heightened and sails and machinery removed; late C20 extension of single storey to South is not of special interest. Coursed and squared rubble, colourwashed, parapet with coping, squat brick chimney. Slightly tapering tower, circular on plan. Four storeys, one and 2-light metal casements to each floor with glazing bars. Door opening to East, studded plank door. Primarily included because of a very prominent position in the landscape; some historical importance. (A.J. Coulthard and M. Watts, Windmills of Somerset and the men who worked them, 1978).

Listing NGR: ST4621635219

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
267810
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Coulthard, AJ, Watts, M, Windmills of Somerset and the men who worked them, (1978)

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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