CLAYTON WINDMILLS AND THE MILLHOUSE ATTACHED

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1354812
Date first listed:
28-Oct-1957
Statutory Address:
CLAYTON WINDMILLS AND THE MILLHOUSE ATTACHED, MILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLAYTON WINDMILLS AND THE MILLHOUSE ATTACHED, MILL LANE

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

County:
West Sussex
District:
Mid Sussex (District Authority)
Parish:
Hassocks
National Park:
SOUTH DOWNS
National Grid Reference:
TQ 30366 13368

Details

CLAYTON MILL LANE 1. 5405 Clayton Windmills and the Millhouse attached TQ 31 SW 23/45 28.10.57 II*

2. Two complete windmills, the remains of a third and the millhouse adjoining. The 2 complete windmills are always known as "Jack and Jill". "Jill" is the older and dates from 1821. This is a post mill that was moved to this site from Dyke Road, Brighton, about 1850. Round house of tarred weather-boarding. Roof and breasts covered with sheets of metal. Sweeps without shutters. Fantail missing. Machinery intact. "Jack" is a tower mill dating from 1866. It is built of brick, faced with metal plates, tarred. Gallery above ground floor. Beehive cap with finial. Framework for the fantail complete. Main sweeps missing. The roof construction is a skilful example of a spheroid framing covering. "Jack" is joined to the adjoining mid C19 millhouse of one storey, which is stuccoed, and to the ground floor of a third mill, older than "Jill" which was called Duncton mill. This is the round house of a mid C18 post mill taken down in 1866. All 3 together are occupied as a dwellinghouse.

Listing NGR: TQ3036613368

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
302431
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.

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Date: 22 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/02382/18
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