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Windmill

A Grade I Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9043 / 51°54'15"N

Longitude: 0.5615 / 0°33'41"E

OS Eastings: 576307

OS Northings: 225967

OS Grid: TL763259

Mapcode National: GBR PHJ.JS1

Mapcode Global: VHJJB.PD5G

Plus Code: 9F32WH36+PH

Entry Name: Windmill

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113727

Location: Bocking, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Electoral Ward/Division: Bocking North

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Braintree

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Bocking

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Description


885 CHURCH STREET
(South East Side)
BOCKING CHURCH STREET
Windmill
TL 72 NE 10/62 25.10.51.
I

A fine post mill with sails dating from circa 1680. It was moved to its present site in 1830 when the brick 2 storeyed round house base was erected. It is weather-boarded, with a tail pole and a sack hoist. It is the first post mill in the country to be taken over by a local authority as an historical monument on being given to the Urban District Council by the Tabor family in 1929. At that time the mill was in full working order.


Listing NGR: TL7630725967

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