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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.H0H

Mapcode Global: VHM7C.HB4F

Plus Code: 9F438J3W+WF

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

Also known as: Westwood Marshes Mill, Walberswick

ID on this website: 101198461

Location: East Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

Town: East Suffolk

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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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

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