Monument record BAR 038 - Post Medieval tower mill, ceased to work by wind in 1925 and was power driven for some years.

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Summary

Tower mill dated 1823, it ceased to work by wind in 1925 and was power driven for some years. Restored.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9410 7380 (6m by 6m)
Map sheet TL97SW
Civil Parish BARDWELL, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Tower mill dated 1823, it ceased to work by wind in 1925 and was power driven for some years. It had four patent sails, a fantail and a `beehive' cap. The cap is now in very poor condition. Two pairs of stones and a dresser remain (S1).
Sails were removed in 1925 (S2).
First mapped on Tithe Map, circa 1839 (S3)(R1).
Restored.
Listed as one of the 16 most important industrial archaeology site in Suffolk (S4)(R2).

Sources/Archives (10)

  • --- Map: OS. OS Map. OS 6" 1960.
  • <R1> Map: 1838/39. Bardwell Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Dolman, P. 1978. Windmills in Suffolk: a contemporary survey.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Cossons N, The BP Book of Industrial Archaeology, 1975.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Flint,B.. 1979. Suffolk Windmills.
  • <S3> (No record type): Dolman P C J, letter, May 1990.
  • <S4> Serial: Suffolk Industrial Archaeological Society Newsletter. 35, September 1991.
  • <S5> Index: Historic England. Related Archives/Objects from NRHE. NRI01.
  • <S6> Index: National Record of Industrial Monuments. Recorded by HT White, 24-Apr-1969, Record No.268409.
  • <S7> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Apr 8 2021 1:52PM

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