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Part of Numbers 96 and 98 Former Windmill Tower, Ravenhead

A Grade II Listed Building in West Park, St. Helens

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Latitude: 53.4427 / 53°26'33"N

Longitude: -2.751 / 2°45'3"W

OS Eastings: 350211

OS Northings: 394252

OS Grid: SJ502942

Mapcode National: GBR 9X7M.6M

Mapcode Global: WH874.QQ5M

Plus Code: 9C5VC6VX+3H

Entry Name: Part of Numbers 96 and 98 Former Windmill Tower, Ravenhead

Listing Date: 3 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084314

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358742

Location: Town Centre, St. Helens, WA10

County: St. Helens

Electoral Ward/Division: West Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: St Helens

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Ravenhead St John

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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455-/8/10003 Part of Nos 96 and 98
Former Windmill
Tower, Ravenhead


Windmill tower. Probably late C18, with early C19 alterations,
and later removals. Tapering circular brick tower, brickwork laid
to garden wall bond, with flat roof and C20 metal ladder giving
access to roof. Cap sails, and machinery removed. Three storeys,
the middle (first) floor with three 9 paned sash windows beneath
segmental brick arches. The lower tower body is now enclosed
within later C19 housing, (Nos 96 and 98). The mill was
associated with Ravenhead Plate Glassworks, of 1773, and is shown
as one of two windmills within the Glassworks in Sheriffs map of
1816. The association with the glassmaking process may represent
a change of function from grain milling.

Listing NGR: SJ5021194252

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