WYMONDHAM WINDMILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1307233
Date first listed:
31-Oct-1972
Statutory Address:
WYMONDHAM WINDMILL, BUTT LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WYMONDHAM WINDMILL, BUTT LANE

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

County:
Leicestershire
District:
Melton (District Authority)
Parish:
Wymondham
National Grid Reference:
SK 85053 19253

Details

SK 81 NE WYMONDHAM BUTT LANE

(west side) 7/147 Wymondham Windmill 31.10.72

II*

Windmill. c.1813. Raised mid C19 and restored late C20. Coursed and squared ironstone and brick, partly rendered, with a sheet-metal covered C20 ogee domed cap with finial. Battered round tower, 5 stages. To south west, a double door with wooden lintel and above it, a casement. Above again, a square hatch. Above again a blank fourth stage and above again, a casement. To south east, a casement, and above it, a casement and a projecting pulley for an auxiliary drive. Above again, a blank third stage. Above again, a casement. To north east, a stable door and above it, a double door. Above it, a casement. Above again, a blank fourth stage. Above again, a casement. To north west, a casement on the first and second stages. Above, a blank third stage. Above again, a casement. These casements have glazing bars and slight segmental heads. The cap has a fantail stage and a cross for 6 sails. The interior has 3 pairs of stones with garners, feed hoppers and tentering gear, all C19, complete and in use. Upper stages have octagonal oak main shaft, sack hoist, hand gear and wind shaft. This mill is being restored to full working order.

Listing NGR: SK8505319253

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
189904
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: 17 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06279/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jake Young. Source Historic England Archive
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