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© Ms Sue Turnbull

IoE Number: 184793
Location: MARSH MILL, FLEETWOOD ROAD
  THORNTON, WYRE, LANCASHIRE
Photographer: Ms Sue Turnbull
Date Photographed: 12 July 2002
Date listed: 24 March 1950
Date of last amendment: 24 March 1950
Grade II

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SD 34 SWTHORNTON CLEVELEYSFLEETWOOD ROAD1/16Marsh Mill24.3.50II

SD 34 SW THORNTON CLEVELEYS FLEETWOOD ROAD 1/16 Marsh Mill 24.3.50 II Tower windmill, dated 1794, by Ralph Slater. Tapering brick tower, rendered, on circular plan. 5 storeys and rotating boat-shaped wooden cap with fantail and 4 common sails (replacements of Cubitt-type patent sails with shutters, blown off in 1962). Tower encircled at 2nd floor level by wooden staging with railings, supported by timber props resting on projecting stone corbels at 1st floor level. Windows generally square: 4 on ground floor, 5 on 1st floor, 3 on each of the 3 upper floors. Plain stone-cased doorway at ground floor, south side; 2 doors onto staging, on north and south sides. Inscriptions: "Marsh Mill" on west and east sides of top floor; and "Bold Fleetwood Hesketh 1794" on lintel of main door. Main internal machinery intact and restored.

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