Monument record LUD 026 - Lound Windmill

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Summary

A four storey tower mill, at Lound, was built by Robert Martin in 1837. It had four patent sails, a boat shaped cap with fantail and gallery, and three pairs of stones. It ceased work in 1939 and was converted into a house in 1961 when most of the machinery was removed.

Location

Grid reference Centred TG 498 005 (15m by 12m)
Map sheet TG40SE
Civil Parish LOUND, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Four storey tower mill, built by Robert Martin in 1837. It ceased work in 1939 and was converted into a house in 1961 when most of the machinery was removed and scrapped. There were four patent sails, a boat-shaped cap with fantail and gallery, and three pairs of stones (S1). A post mill with roundhouse stood on the same site previously and is recorded on a map dating to 1736 (S2). Visible on the 1st edition OS map c.1880 (S3)

Recorded by NRIM, photos available. (S4) Information derived from NRHE to HER prototype website.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Dolman, P. 1978. Windmills in Suffolk: a contemporary survey.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Flint,B.. 1979. Suffolk Windmills.
  • <S3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
  • <S4> Index: National Record of Industrial Monuments. Recorded by MJ Barnard, 15-Jun-1972, Record No.268436.

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Record last edited

Nov 11 2020 12:00PM

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