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IoE Number: 189904
Location: WYMONDHAM WINDMILL, BUTT LANE (west side)
  WYMONDHAM, MELTON, LEICESTERSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Jake Young
Date Photographed: 17 June 2002
Date listed: 31 October 1972
Date of last amendment: 31 October 1972
Grade II*

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SK 81 NEWYMONDHAMBUTT LANE(west side)7/147Wymondham Windmill31.10.72

SK 81 NE WYMONDHAM BUTT LANE (west side) 7/147 Wymondham Windmill 31.10.72 II* Windmill. c.1813. Raised mid C19 and restored late C20. Coursed and squared ironstone and brick, partly rendered, with a sheet-metal covered C20 ogee domed cap with finial. Battered round tower, 5 stages. To south west, a double door with wooden lintel and above it, a casement. Above again, a square hatch. Above again a blank fourth stage and above again, a casement. To south east, a casement, and above it, a casement and a projecting pulley for an auxiliary drive. Above again, a blank third stage. Above again, a casement. To north east, a stable door and above it, a double door. Above it, a casement. Above again, a blank fourth stage. Above again, a casement. To north west, a casement on the first and second stages. Above, a blank third stage. Above again, a casement. These casements have glazing bars and slight segmental heads. The cap has a fantail stage and a cross for 6 sails. The interior has 3 pairs of stones with garners, feed hoppers and tentering gear, all C19, complete and in use. Upper stages have octagonal oak main shaft, sack hoist, hand gear and wind shaft. This mill is being restored to full working order.

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