WIND AND WATER MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1152133
Date first listed:
09-Jul-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
03-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
WIND AND WATER MILL, FAIRSTEAD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WIND AND WATER MILL, FAIRSTEAD LANE

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Little Cressingham
National Grid Reference:
TF 86979 00213

Details

LITTLE CRESSINGHAM FAIRSTEAD LANE TF 80 SE (north side) 10/30 Wind and Water Mill 9:7:51 (formerly listed as Little Cressingham Mill)

GV II*

Disused wind and water mill. Circa 1820. Gault brick with flat concrete roof. Brick waterwheel house with single pitch corrugated metal roof. Battered circular tower with waterwheel house attached to west side. 6 storey tower with a rebuilt timber gallery at third floor level. 4 rectangular windows beneath segmental arches to each floor except at ground, first and third floors where the eastern openings are doorways. Breast shot iron waterwheel driving 2 pairs of stones at first floor level, one of 2 pairs of wind driven stones survives at fourth floor level. The timber wind driven spur wheel survives at the third floor on a massive octagonal shaft decorated with ogee chamfer stops. Bins and sack hoist machinery survive. Formerly on Clermont Estate.

Listing NGR: TF8697900213

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
221027
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: 16 Jan 2002
Reference: IOE01/05329/15
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