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© Mr Barry Blight

IoE Number: 46349
Photographer: Mr Barry Blight
Date Photographed: 15 February 2002
Date listed: 26 April 1985
Date of last amendment: 26 April 1985
Grade II*

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SP 80 SW LACEY GREEN MAIN ROAD 5/79 Windmill - - II* Smock-mill. Mid-late C17, restored 1970s. Timber frame with weatherboard cladding, now with C20 strengthening and weatherboarded outer skin. Weatherboard is carried over curved pitches of cap. Early C19 brick base. Octagonal, with sloping sides. 4 storeys. Base has 2 board doors and 2 paired wooden casements, and is set partly below ground flevel. Upper floors have barred wooden windows on 2 opposite sides, all set like raking dormers. 2 board doors to first floor. Revolving cap with 4 C20 wooden sails, the fantail in process of restoration. Internally the frame has large roughly curved braces between cant posts. Main machinery is complete with main drive shaft and wallower, spur wheel,windshaft and brake wheel, the wheel spokes morticed into the shafts. 2 sets of mill-stones in rebuilt casing but with original tentering gear. Rebuilt shoots; bins and flour dressers brought from elsewhere. Mill said to have been moved from original site at Chesham in 1821. (Chiltern Society leaflet "Lacey Green Windmill" 1973).

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