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Latitude: 54.7889 / 54°47'19"N
Longitude: -1.6667 / 1°40'0"W
OS Eastings: 421528
OS Northings: 543824
OS Grid: NZ215438
Mapcode National: GBR JFS2.Y3
Mapcode Global: WHC4H.CWKN
Entry Name: Windmill North West of College of St Cuthbert
Listing Date: 17 January 1967
Last Amended: 14 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1185957
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350520
Location: Esh, County Durham, DH7
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Esh
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Esh and Hamsteels
Church of England Diocese: Durham
14/14 Windmill north-west of
17.1.67 College of St Cuthbert
(formerly listed as
Old Mill in grounds of
Windmill. 1817. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Wide tapered
tower, surviving to 2 storeys high. Flat stone lintels over boarded doors and
boarded openings; beam-holes at gallery level; first-floor openings truncated
at lintel level.
Built shortly after the college was founded in order to provide unadulterated
flour, and at the personal expense of John Gillow. Source: David Milburn, A
History of Ushaw College, Durham 1964, p.119.
Listing NGR: NZ2152843824
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