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IoE Number: 114519
Location: GAINSFORD END WINDMILL,
  TOPPESFIELD, BRAINTREE, ESSEX
Photographer: N/A
Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 27 October 1988
Date of last amendment: 27 October 1988
Grade II

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The following item shall be added:-TL 73 NWTOPPESFIELDGAINSFORD END WINDMILL3/35

The following item shall be added:- TL 73 NW TOPPESFIELD GAINSFORD END WINDMILL 3/35 GV II Corn windmill. 1869 date on tablet. Red brick tower. Circular plan. 5 storeys. Segmental brick arches over openings: boarded door and two multi-paned cast-iron windows to ground floor. Domed roof cap removed but wooden base frame still in position. Interior: first floor has cast-iron great spur wheel engaging three iron-mortise stone nuts; iron bevel wheel below spur wheel engages bevels on two horizontal shafts with pulleys; 3 sets of tentering gear and one governor; 3 pairs of millstones to second floor. Iron shaft continues to cast-iron wallower at top.

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