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A Grade II* Listed Building in Lacey Green, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6998 / 51°41'59"N

Longitude: -0.8161 / 0°48'57"W

OS Eastings: 481916

OS Northings: 200781

OS Grid: SP819007

Mapcode National: GBR D48.BHB

Mapcode Global: VHDVQ.SJYS

Entry Name: Windmill

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46349

Location: Lacey Green, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP27

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Lacey Green

Built-Up Area: Lacey Green

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Lacey Green

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


5/79 Windmill


- II*

Smock-mill. Mid-late C17, restored 1970s. Timber frame with
weatherboard cladding, now with C20 strengthening and weatherboarded
outer skin. Weatherboard is carried over curved pitches of cap.
Early C19 brick base. Octagonal, with sloping sides. 4 storeys.
Base has 2 board doors and 2 paired wooden casements, and is set
partly below ground flevel. Upper floors have barred wooden windows
on 2 opposite sides, all set like raking dormers. 2 board doors to
first floor. Revolving cap with 4 C20 wooden sails, the fantail in
process of restoration. Internally the frame has large roughly
curved braces between cant posts. Main machinery is complete with
main drive shaft and wallower, spur wheel,windshaft and brake wheel,
the wheel spokes morticed into the shafts. 2 sets of mill-stones
in rebuilt casing but with original tentering gear. Rebuilt shoots;
bins and flour dressers brought from elsewhere. Mill said to have
been moved from original site at Chesham in 1821.
(Chiltern Society leaflet "Lacey Green Windmill" 1973).

Listing NGR: SP8191600781

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