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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1162375



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bourn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1962

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 51047

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7/20 Bourn Mill 31. 8.62

- I I

Post Mill. Early C17, restorations 1874, 1933, 61, 84. Timber-framed and weatherboarded with gabled roof, some material reused. Brick piers with two cross trees and quarter bars C19. Marine plyboard casing and weatherboarding added in 1984 by C. Wallis, millwright. (Four sails and mill ladder removed for repair). Interior, gearing complete with one pair of stones and wooden brake. Sack hoist driven by chain from a pulley on the windshaft. The mill is mentioned as standing in 1636 deed. It was purchased by The Cambridgeshire Preservation Society in 1932. One stud is inscribed E. Bismur 1758. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Drawings of Bourn Mill by Rex Wailes 1961 Drawings of Bourn Mill by Graham Black 1983, R H Partnership Archs. Vince, J. Discovering Windmills p5, 1977 V.C.H. Vol. V, p12 R.C.H.M. West Cambs. pp25, 26 Mon.22 Plate 57. Pevsner. Buildings of England p308

Listing NGR: TL3118958004

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1954), 308
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1973), 12
Vince, J , Discovering Windmills, (1977), 5
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire West, (1968)

National Grid Reference: TL 31189 58004


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