WINDMILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1159021
Date first listed:
26-Apr-1985
Statutory Address:
WINDMILL, MAIN ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
WINDMILL, MAIN ROAD

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

County:
Buckinghamshire
District:
Wycombe (District Authority)
Parish:
Lacey Green
National Grid Reference:
SP 81916 00781

Details

SP 80 SW LACEY GREEN MAIN ROAD

5/79 Windmill

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- II*

Smock-mill. Mid-late C17, restored 1970s. Timber frame with weatherboard cladding, now with C20 strengthening and weatherboarded outer skin. Weatherboard is carried over curved pitches of cap. Early C19 brick base. Octagonal, with sloping sides. 4 storeys. Base has 2 board doors and 2 paired wooden casements, and is set partly below ground flevel. Upper floors have barred wooden windows on 2 opposite sides, all set like raking dormers. 2 board doors to first floor. Revolving cap with 4 C20 wooden sails, the fantail in process of restoration. Internally the frame has large roughly curved braces between cant posts. Main machinery is complete with main drive shaft and wallower, spur wheel,windshaft and brake wheel, the wheel spokes morticed into the shafts. 2 sets of mill-stones in rebuilt casing but with original tentering gear. Rebuilt shoots; bins and flour dressers brought from elsewhere. Mill said to have been moved from original site at Chesham in 1821. (Chiltern Society leaflet "Lacey Green Windmill" 1973).

Listing NGR: SP8191600781

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
46349
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lacey Green Windmill, (1973)

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: 15 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/05929/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Barry Blight. Source Historic England Archive
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