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Windmill, to Rear of the Mill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2538 / 52°15'13"N

Longitude: 0.302 / 0°18'7"E

OS Eastings: 557227

OS Northings: 264230

OS Grid: TL572642

Mapcode National: GBR M88.R4X

Mapcode Global: VHHK0.6M03

Plus Code: 9F427832+GQ

Entry Name: Windmill, to Rear of the Mill House

Listing Date: 19 August 1959

Last Amended: 15 June 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49409

Location: Swaffham Prior, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Swaffham Prior

Built-Up Area: Swaffham Prior

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Swaffham Prior St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Description

The entry for:-

TL 5664
13/186
19.8.1959

SWAFFHAM PRIOR
MILL HILL
(West Side)
Windmill, to rear of the Mill House
(formerly listed as Smock Mill)

GV
II

Shall be replaced by:-

TL5764
169/13/186
19.8.59

SWAFFHAM PRIOR
MILL HILL
Windmill, to the rear of the Mill House

GV
II*
Tower windmill. 1864, restored late C20. Clunch faced with brick and tarred. Three stages with plank stable door at ground floor and with glazing bar casements decreasing in size as they rise. Mill topped with revolving ogee cap with four sails and a fantail.
INTERIOR retains original floors and staircases. It also retains all its original internal milling machinery including two pairs of grinding stones. A very complete example of a tower mill of the period.

Source: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire North East, 1972, Page 127.

Listing NGR: TL5722764230

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