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Bettisfield Windmill

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.909 / 52°54'32"N

Longitude: -2.7865 / 2°47'11"W

OS Eastings: 347203

OS Northings: 334911

OS Grid: SJ472349

Mapcode National: GBR 7G.NTXD

Mapcode Global: WH89V.54CP

Plus Code: 9C4VW657+JC

Entry Name: Bettisfield Windmill

Listing Date: 16 November 1962

Last Amended: 18 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1650

Building Class: Industrial

Location: An isolated building on Cadney Moss, reached by minor roads and private roads, approximately 1.5km SE of Bettisfield church.

County: Wrexham

Community: Maelor South (De Maelor)

Community: Maelor South

Locality: Cadney Bank

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

An C18 corn mill shown as still working on the 1873 Ordnance Survey, but disused by the time of the 1900 survey.

Exterior

A round tapering windmill base stands to 2-storey height. Of brick, much of it in the process of renewal at the time of inspection. It has doorways in the E and W sides and windows in both storeys. A pitched roof is planned.

Reasons for Listing

Listed, notwithstanding its partial survival and poor condition, as a rare surviving example of a once familiar building type.

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