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Darrington Windmill

A Grade II Listed Building in Darrington, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6732 / 53°40'23"N

Longitude: -1.2841 / 1°17'2"W

OS Eastings: 447393

OS Northings: 419876

OS Grid: SE473198

Mapcode National: GBR MTGY.SZ

Mapcode Global: WHDC7.7XSX

Plus Code: 9C5WMPF8+79

Entry Name: Darrington Windmill

Listing Date: 13 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342484

ID on this website: 101212102

Location: Carleton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF8

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Darrington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Darrington St Luke and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(east side, off)
- Darrington Windmill
- II
Tower windmill, now store. Probably late C18 or very early C19; altered.
Handmade brick enclosing timber frame. Conical basement and 4 stages. In
the north east segment, a wide segmental arched wagon entrance to the
basement, on the north side a plain doorway to the 1st stage, and above this
square segmental-headed windows to each stage variously offset (all blocked);
east side has a similar blocked window to 1st stage; west side has windows to
each stage, all blocked or reduced; south side has a doorway to the Ist stage
altered as a window, and blocked, and 2 blocked windows above.
Superstructure missing.
Interior; timber frame of central pillars carrying massive moulded saddle
beams which support the floors of the 1st and 2nd stages apparently
independent of the brick shell; 2nd stage retains original vertical drive
shaft, large iron cogwheels, and 3 sets of grindstones.

Listing NGR: SE4739319876

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