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Weston Windmill at the Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9592 / 51°57'33"N

Longitude: -0.178 / 0°10'40"W

OS Eastings: 525292

OS Northings: 230541

OS Grid: TL252305

Mapcode National: GBR J7B.3TY

Mapcode Global: VHGNT.V0SW

Plus Code: 9C3XXR5C+MR

Entry Name: Weston Windmill at the Mill

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162737

ID on this website: 101308249

Location: Weston, North Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Weston

Built-Up Area: Weston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Weston

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 23 SE (North side)

7/125 Weston Windmill
- at The Mill

- II

Tower of windmill. 'R X tey 1860' on brick over entrance, for
Richard Christey the miller. Worked by wind until c.1922. Now lacks cap
and machinery. Red brick in English-bond, with timber floors, and cast
iron window frames. A tall circular brick tower, tapering upwards from
c.7M max. diameter at base. 3 courses of brick corbels at top to support
curb of cap now gone. 2-ring round-arched openings at 5 levels with
small-paned cast iron windows set vertical in the sloping brick face
(i.e. recessed further at sills). Central pivoted opening pane. Openings
at cardinal points with ground floor doorways N and S, doorway with
ladder on E at first floor. Only one window on N, at 4th floor. Plank
doors with heavy wooden frame chamfered on lintel and jambs with
bar-stops, 27½ inches thick wall at ground floor. Massive floor
structure to support stones on 3rd floor. Flat roof to top. Old photo
shows mill had 4 sails, slats to sails, fantail, pointed ogee cap with
ball terminal. (VCH (1912)173: Branch Johnson (1970)52,181: Pevsner

Listing NGR: TL2529230541

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