POST MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1211279
Date first listed:
18-Nov-1983
Statutory Address:
POST MILL, MILL ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
POST MILL, MILL ROAD

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

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
Huntingdonshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Gransden
National Grid Reference:
TL 27717 55522

Details

In the entry for GREAT GRANSDEN MILL ROAD Post Mill

The following item number shall be added

15/70

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TL 2755 GREAT GRANSDEN MILL ROAD

- Post Mill

- II*

Post and open trestle mill built c.1612 (deed), the oldest remaining mill in England. Body of two storeys covered with tarred weatherboards. Two pairs of over-driven Burr stones on second floor. Sack hoist driven from wooden pulley on the windshaft behind the tail wheel. Flour dressing machine on first floor with inscription 'IL 1774 RW'. The mill is undergoing restoration 1982. Huntingdonshire Windmills. C.F. Tebbutt. 1942. Photographic record taken by Cambrdigeshire County Council's Architects Department. 1974. Measured Drawings by G. Black, Architect. 1979. Windmills in Huntingdon and Peterborough. A.C. Smith. 1977.

Listing NGR: TL2771755522

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
395788
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Smith, A C , Windmills in Huntingdon and Peterborough, (1977)
Tebbutt, C F , Huntingdonshire Windmills, (1942)

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: 18 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/14058/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sharpe. Source Historic England Archive
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