Monument record BAA 011 - Mill House; Wind Mill (corn) (1904)

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Summary

Open trestle post mill, said to have been moved from Mill Hill, Hunston (HUN 002) in the C18, it ceased to work in 1924 and was demolished in 1930 due to its proximity to a sandpit.

Location

Grid reference TL 985 687 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL96NE
Civil Parish BADWELL ASH, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Open trestle post mill, said to have been moved from Mill Hill, Hunston (HUN 002) in the C18, it ceased to work in 1924 and was demolished in 1930 due to its proximity to a sandpit. The materials were used to build a replica of the buck nearby which was used as a power mill, and this still stands in derelict condition. It had four spring sails, a fantail and drove two pairs of stones (S1).
Shown on map of 1783 (S2)(S3).
Shown on 1904 OS map - 'Wind Mill (corn)'.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Index: Historic England. Related Archives/Objects from NRHE. BF004519.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Dolman, P. 1978. Windmills in Suffolk: a contemporary survey.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Flint,B.. 1979. Suffolk Windmills.
  • <S3> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.
  • <S4> Map: OS. OS Map.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Mar 30 2021 9:47AM

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