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Cat and Fiddle Mill

A Grade I Listed Building in Dale Abbey, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9536 / 52°57'12"N

Longitude: -1.3496 / 1°20'58"W

OS Eastings: 443793

OS Northings: 339778

OS Grid: SK437397

Mapcode National: GBR 7FZ.TWC

Mapcode Global: WHDGW.71L0

Entry Name: Cat and Fiddle Mill

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Last Amended: 6 November 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352218

Location: Dale Abbey, Erewash, Derbyshire, DE7

County: Derbyshire

District: Erewash

Civil Parish: Dale Abbey

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Stanton-by-Dale St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF DALE ABBEY LADYWOOD ROAD
SK 43 NW
5/12 (North Side)
Cat and Fiddle Mill
2.9.52 (formerly listed as
Windmill)
GV I

Windmill of Midlands post type (ie: with body rotating about
head of post but with added support via rollers from roundhouse
below). Dated 1788 on upper cross tree. Coursed squared
gritstone, brick and timber. Circular gritstone base of
tapering profile. Reinforced by four later brick buttresses.
Two doorways with plank doors. Weather-boarded superstructure
with gabled top, projecting on one side. On the opposite side
is a lean-to projection. This has plank double doors and
descending from these a hinged broad step ladder, through which
projects the turning post. On opposite side are the four wooden
sails of spring-type. Inside, the massive crown tree in the
base, supports the superstructure. In the upper part is the
wire machine, mill stones, wind shaft and the brake and the
drive wheels. The machinery is almost in working condition.
The mill is one of only three of Midlands type preserved in the
country (and the other two are substantially rebuilt).


Listing NGR: SK4379339778

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

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