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Bourn Mill

A Grade I Listed Building in Caxton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2047 / 52°12'16"N

Longitude: -0.0817 / 0°4'53"W

OS Eastings: 531187

OS Northings: 258004

OS Grid: TL311580

Mapcode National: GBR K5P.Q5B

Mapcode Global: VHGMJ.JVP8

Plus Code: 9C4X6W39+V8

Entry Name: Bourn Mill

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51047

Location: Bourn, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Bourn

Built-Up Area: Caxton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Bourn St Helena and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(North Side)

7/20 Bourn Mill
31. 8.62

- I I

Post Mill. Early C17, restorations 1874, 1933, 61, 84. Timber-framed and
weatherboarded with gabled roof, some material reused. Brick piers with two
cross trees and quarter bars C19. Marine plyboard casing and weatherboarding
added in 1984 by C. Wallis, millwright. (Four sails and mill ladder removed
for repair). Interior, gearing complete with one pair of stones and wooden
brake. Sack hoist driven by chain from a pulley on the windshaft. The mill
is mentioned as standing in 1636 deed. It was purchased by The
Cambridgeshire Preservation Society in 1932. One stud is inscribed E. Bismur
1758. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Drawings of Bourn Mill by Rex Wailes 1961
Drawings of Bourn Mill by Graham Black 1983, R H Partnership Archs.
Vince, J. Discovering Windmills p5, 1977
V.C.H. Vol. V, p12
R.C.H.M. West Cambs. pp25, 26 Mon.22 Plate 57.
Pevsner. Buildings of England p308

Listing NGR: TL3118958004

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