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The Old Windmill

A Grade II Listed Building in Albrighton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6339 / 52°38'2"N

Longitude: -2.2929 / 2°17'34"W

OS Eastings: 380272

OS Northings: 304056

OS Grid: SJ802040

Mapcode National: GBR 079.WMT

Mapcode Global: WH9DK.R2B3

Entry Name: The Old Windmill

Listing Date: 26 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255111

Location: Albrighton, Shropshire, WV7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Albrighton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Albrighton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 80 SW


The Windmill


Windmill, (tower mill) converted to a house. C18 with C20 additions and alterations. Sandstone ashlar base with stepped plinth, red brick upper part, strengthened by iron straps, and projecting wooden upper storey. Three storeys. Windows and entrance all C20. Interior has lost machinery but retains datestone "RW - 1768". External datestone also 1768. During early C20 the windmill was owned by Colonel Thorneycroft of Tettenhall Towers, near Wolverhampton, who built the upper storey as a lookout point from which to survey the distant Shropshire Hills.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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