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Northfield Windmill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Soham, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.351 / 52°21'3"N

Longitude: 0.329 / 0°19'44"E

OS Eastings: 558725

OS Northings: 275101

OS Grid: TL587751

Mapcode National: GBR N8H.L00

Mapcode Global: VHHJM.N59K

Entry Name: Northfield Windmill

Listing Date: 17 November 1983

Last Amended: 27 March 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126418

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48884

Location: Soham, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB7

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Soham

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Soham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

In the entry for:


4/77 Northfield Windmill

The address shall be amended to read:


Northfield Windmill

The grade shall be amended to: Grade II* (star)


4/77 Northfield Windmill


Originally a smock windmill, early C18, used for drainage, moved
to its present site in C19 and raised on brick plinth. Now a
three storey cornmill. Timber framed with weatherboarding and
with ogee shaped wood capping with ball finial. Original sails
and fantail. Inside, much of the machinery is intact, including
the windshaft, wallower and main shaft. The great spur wheel on
the ground floor drives two grinding stones on the stone floor.

Listing NGR: TL5872575101

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

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