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The Windmill Tower at Windmill Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Dale, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7126 / 51°42'45"N

Longitude: -5.1726 / 5°10'21"W

OS Eastings: 180923

OS Northings: 206306

OS Grid: SM809063

Mapcode National: GBR G3.0CHF

Mapcode Global: VH1RW.969Y

Entry Name: The Windmill Tower at Windmill Farm

Listing Date: 10 December 1997

Last Amended: 10 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19138

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated prominently on seaward ridge, facing E over Dale Roads, just SSE of Windmill Farm, some 0.5 km N of Dale.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Dale

Community: Dale

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Early C19 or later C18 windmill tower, built for the Dale castle estate. Marked on the 1847 Tithe Map.

Exterior

Windmill tower. Whitewashed rubble stone circular tower, walls battered in. Roof is not conical but with curved hipped ends and short ridge. Eroded metal-sheet cladding on timber. NNE door with slab lintel, blocked S door. Small square upper opening WNW.

Interior

Floored interior, blocked windows or wall recesses first floor NW and NE, one heavy beam across. Pine roof structure.

Reasons for Listing

A very rare regional example of a circular windmill tower, a building type scarcely used in Pembrokeshire. There is said to have been another about 1 km N W of Crabhall Farm, whose small stone remains are called a 'tower' on the O.S.

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