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Windmill on Westwood Marshes

A Grade II Listed Building in Walberswick, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3049 / 52°18'17"N

Longitude: 1.6462 / 1°38'46"E

OS Eastings: 648670

OS Northings: 273678

OS Grid: TM486736

Mapcode National: GBR YXC.H0G

Mapcode Global: VHM7C.HB4F

Entry Name: Windmill on Westwood Marshes

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 16 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285563

Location: Walberswick, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Walberswick

Built-Up Area: Walberswick

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Walberswick St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


4/47 Windmill on Westwood Marshes
25.10.51 (Formerly listed as Old Windpump
under Civil Parish of WALDERSWICK)
- II

Tower mill, formerly used for drainage, now disused. Late C18; external
appearance restored early 1950's, badly damaged by fire 1960. Ground floor and
2 floors above. Red brick tower with rendered band to lower part against which
a wheel attached to the tailpole ran; the boat-shaped cap and 4 common sails
are now missing, but there are remains of the tailpole assembly. Machinery
includes wooden upright shaft, crownwheel, pitwheel and external cast iron
scoopwheel. Important landscape feature and one of only 2 remaining drainage
mills on the east Suffolk marshes, the other being at Reydon.

Listing NGR: TM4867073678

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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