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Smock Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Wicken, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3111 / 52°18'40"N

Longitude: 0.29 / 0°17'23"E

OS Eastings: 556205

OS Northings: 270581

OS Grid: TL562705

Mapcode National: GBR M7P.23R

Mapcode Global: VHHJS.Z54M

Entry Name: Smock Mill

Listing Date: 19 August 1959

Last Amended: 17 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48904

Location: Wicken, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB7

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Wicken

Built-Up Area: Wicken

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Wicken St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(West Side)

8/96 Smock Mill
(formerly listed as
19.8.59 Pumping Mill at
Wicken Fen)


Small smock mill, early C20, originally used to drain
Adventurers Fen, moved to its present site in 1956 and now a
working mill used to pump water into Wicken Fen, a National
Trust Nature Reserve. Timber framed, weatherboarded on a
concrete sill. Four sided and of two storeys with a boat cap,
four sails and a tail pole. At each side is a projection for
the scoop wheel.
Alderton and Booker: Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology
in East Anglia.

Listing NGR: TL5620570581

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