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Dobson's Windmill

A Grade I Listed Building in Burgh le Marsh, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1606 / 53°9'38"N

Longitude: 0.2477 / 0°14'51"E

OS Eastings: 550376

OS Northings: 364972

OS Grid: TF503649

Mapcode National: GBR LX5.X0F

Mapcode Global: WHJM0.ST5C

Entry Name: Dobson's Windmill

Listing Date: 28 May 1965

Last Amended: 17 December 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418076

Location: Burgh Le Marsh, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, PE24

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Burgh le Marsh

Built-Up Area: Burgh le Marsh

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Burgh le Marsh St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

BURGH LE MARSH HIGH STREET
TF 56 SW
(south side)
5/10 Dobson's Windmill (formerly
listed as Burgh Windmill)
28.5.65
I

Windmill. 1813 by Oxleys of Alford, restored 1947. Tarred
brick. Wooden ogee shaped cap with moulded brick eaves, ball
finials, fantail and 5 'left handed' patent sails. 5 storeys.
Steps lead up on each side of north-east doorway which has a
segmental head and double panelled doors. 4 two light sliding
sashes, one above the other above. South east and north-west
sides each with 3 two light sliding sashes, one above the other.
South west side with 4 two light sliding sashes one above the
other with a blocked opening at ground floor level where a steam
traction engine was previously situated to power a fourth set of
stones. The stage has been removed from the second storey and
windows inserted into the original door openings. Internal
machinery in full working order with composite brake wheel with
iron hub, spokes and teeth, and a wooden rim. Iron brake band
and iron wallower with morticed wooden cogs. Sack hoist with
endless chain, driven from underside of the wallower. Iron great
spur wheel with mortice stone nuts. Tentering, governor and
spouts. Three pairs of stones including two pairs of greys and
one pair of French. Two partitioned bin floors. Other machinery
includes an Improved Corncrushing mill and an animal
food mixing machine. Source: Dolman, p.13.


Listing NGR: TF5037664972

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

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