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Tower Mill Immediately West of Mill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stansfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1441 / 52°8'38"N

Longitude: 0.6074 / 0°36'26"E

OS Eastings: 578510

OS Northings: 252741

OS Grid: TL785527

Mapcode National: GBR QG0.JCV

Mapcode Global: VHJH6.GCYP

Plus Code: 9F424JV4+JX

Entry Name: Tower Mill Immediately West of Mill House

Listing Date: 13 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427346

Location: Stansfield, West Suffolk, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stansfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stansfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 75 SE
7/10000 Tower Mill immediately
west of Mill House

Tower mill, now derelict. Datestone "W E 1840", for William
Everard. Probably by Bear of Sudbury. Red brick, partly missing
cement render. Battered tower of 5 storeys, circular on plan; a
few brick courses are missing at the top. Cap and sails removed
since at least 1920's. 2 entrance doorways and 2 first floor
loading doorways; boarded doors (some missing). Various window
openings under segmental arches, 2 retaining 12-paned sash
windows, the other windows missing. Interior: Some pitch pine
main floorbeams, mostly supported on cast iron brackets'.
Surviving machinery includes: lower half of wooden upright shaft,
on which is mounted a wooden clasp-arm spurwheel with 2 sets of
cogs, facing outwards and downwards, for main and auxiliary
drives respectively; both stone nuts; some tentering gear
including one pair of governors; cast iron pinion drive off
spurwheel; a bolter, wire machine and smutter. The bolter is the
last such machine to survive in a Suffolk windmill. This,
together with some of the other machinery, was probably re-used
from an earlier mill on the site.

Listing NGR: TL7851052738

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

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