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IoE Number: 164739
Location: SKIDBY MILL, BEVERLEY ROAD (A 164) (west side)
Photographer: Mr Gareth Parry LRPS
Date Photographed: 01 September 1999
Date listed: 06 May 1952
Date of last amendment: 01 March 1990
Grade II*

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In the entry for the following SKIDBY BEVERLEY ROAD (A164) TA 03 SW (west side) 7/97 Skidby Mill 6.5.52 II* The address and description shall be amended to read: TA 03 SW BEVERLEY ROAD (A164) (west side) 7/97 Skidby Mill and attached 6.5.52 Mill Buildings GV II* Corn windmill, tower type, built 1821 by Robert Garton, Millwright, for William Watson, raised late 1870's. Brick tower, tarred, timber-framed cap sails and fantail painted white. Circular plan, battered tower with vertical upper sec- tion, East Yorkshire tower mill. 6 storeys and cap. Bottom storey has one Yorkshire sliding multi-paned window, 2 boarded doors and engine drive pulley, also adjoining buildings. Second storey has one multi-paned pivoted window, and one internal door to warehouse. Third storey has 3 pivoting windows as before. There is slatted stage at second floor level with a handrail carried on posts and cross-bracing between. Fourth, fifth and sixth storeys each have 2 pivoting windows as before. There is a circular ogee cup with a ball finial, and an 8-bladed fantail carried on a high fanstage behind it. Fan gearing and lever- type striking gear complete. There are 4 double-shuttered patent sails with a complete set of shutters and striking gear mounted on an iron cross. Bottom storey has engine drive shaft with bevel gears driving a vertical iron shaft, elevator boot, hopper and trunking. Second storey has wood and iron tentering gear for 3 pairs of millstones, governor, meal spouts, vertical iron shaft pass- ing through with bevel gear and pulley, elevator trunking. Third storey has 3 pairs of millstones complete with tuns, hoppers, horses, shoes with screens, quants and mortise-iron stone nuts. Cast-iron upright shaft carries iron great spurwheel and belt drive to governor shaft. Vertical shaft carries a fourth mortise-iron nut engaging great spur, elevator trunking. Fourth and fifth storeys have iron upright shaft passing through, and elevator head. Sixth storey has iron upright shaft carrying cast-iron wallower with wooden facing under. Cap has cast-iron windshaft with wood-rimmed, iron cogged and spoked brakewheel. Wooden brake and lever, fantail gears, striking gear for sails. Attached mill buildings, brick, 2 storey with pantile roofs. North front, to west of mill, with a doorway to the left and two 3-light windows with segment heads, above four 4-light windows. West gable wall has a 2-light casement to each floor, both with segment heads. South front has two 4-light windows with segment heads and above a 3-light and two 4-light windows. To the south-east a further 2 storey range, with a single 4-light window to each floor of the west gable front. The south front has four 4-light windows to each floor, those below with segment heads. Beyond a slightly lower 2 storey range with 3 irregu- larly spaced 3-light windows and above three 4-light windows. The east gable wall has a 4-light casement, and a 3-light window above both with segment heads. The north front has two 3-light casements, 2 plank doors and a small casement all with segment heads, above a small casement and a pair of shuttered loft doors. To the west a projecting range, the east gable wall has a pair of cart doors, and the north front a single doorway. ------------------------------------ SKIDBY BEVERLEY ROAD (A 164) TA 03 SW (west side) 7/97 Skidby Mill 6.5.52 - II* Windmill. 1821 by Robert Garton of Beverley for William Watson; raised in late 1870s and restored c1974. Tarred brick with timber cap and sails. Conical tower of 6 storeys with projecting timber gallery to the second floor. Scattered fenestration of oblong windows with glazing bars under segmental brick arches. Onion cap, 4 sails, and fantail. Interior: the machinery survives complete and is in full working order: only the sack hoist is missing. There are 3 pairs of stones.

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