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A Grade II* Listed Building in Thelnetham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3718 / 52°22'18"N

Longitude: 0.9527 / 0°57'9"E

OS Eastings: 601100

OS Northings: 278967

OS Grid: TM011789

Mapcode National: GBR SGF.7P9

Mapcode Global: VHKCP.GNJ3

Plus Code: 9F429XC3+P3

Entry Name: Windmill

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284348

Location: Thelnetham, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thelnetham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thelnetham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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2/85 Windmill


Tower windmill. 1819 with later modernisation (windshaft dated
'J.AICKMAN.LYNN. 1832'); restoration to working order commenced 1980. Tarred
brick tower with ground floor and 3 upper floors; small segmental-headed
casement windows, boarded half-door; conical vertically-boarded cap; no sails
or fantail at time of survey. Machinery intact: wooden clasp-arm brakewheel
with iron teeth, iron windshaft, iron wallower, wooden upright shaft in two
sections, wooden clasp-arm spurwheel with iron teeth, iron stone nuts with
wooden cogs: 2 pairs of underdriven millstones on the first floor and a third
pair on the ground floor driven by engine via an external pulleywheel ; wooden
crownwheel driving sack hoist. The diary of Thomas King, a local carpenter,
records that the mill was begun in 1819 and 'set to work on Christmas Day
Dec.25 1819'.

Listing NGR: TM0110078967

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