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© Mr David Robson

IoE Number: 342484
Location: DARRINGTON WINDMILL, MOOR LANE (east off)
  DARRINGTON, WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr David Robson
Date Photographed: 28 October 2002
Date listed: 13 October 1987
Date of last amendment: 13 October 1987
Grade II

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DARRINGTONMOOR LANESE41NE(east side, off)7/22-Darrington Windmill

DARRINGTON MOOR LANE SE41NE (east side, off) 7/22 - Darrington Windmill - II Tower windmill, now store. Probably late C18 or very early C19; altered. Handmade brick enclosing timber frame. Conical basement and 4 stages. In the north east segment, a wide segmental arched wagon entrance to the basement, on the north side a plain doorway to the 1st stage, and above this square segmental-headed windows to each stage variously offset (all blocked); east side has a similar blocked window to 1st stage; west side has windows to each stage, all blocked or reduced; south side has a doorway to the Ist stage altered as a window, and blocked, and 2 blocked windows above. Superstructure missing. Interior; timber frame of central pillars carrying massive moulded saddle beams which support the floors of the 1st and 2nd stages apparently independent of the brick shell; 2nd stage retains original vertical drive shaft, large iron cogwheels, and 3 sets of grindstones.

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