Monument record M2592 - Windmill, Sutton in Ashfield


FLOUR MILL (Modern); WINDMILL (Modern)


Grid reference SK 50989 58399 (point)
Map sheet SK55NW
District Ashfield
Civil Parish Sutton in Ashfield, Ashfield


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Originally a flour mill using wind power. Base of windmill 85ft high at S end of building, some sail timbers and other timbers incorporated in the present structure. This consists of 3 parts - old centre part joined to mill, pre 1850, flemish bond brickwork, consists of chimney and building 35ft x 30ft, 4 storeys. Old roof demolished and replaced. Ceiling supported by cast iron pillars. There was a private siding at side of mill. Along W side of mill ran Mansfield-Pinxton railway, stone sleepers re-used to make a wall. Building now a textile waste renovator (06/07/1964). (1)
Flock mill. (2)

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

1 BW print (archive), SMR

<1> CBA, Industrial Survey (Published document). SNT184.

Other Refs: IA4 77/3

<2> OS, 1938, 1:2500, County Series 1938 (Map). SNT1034.

Other Refs: 27/7

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1938. 1:2500, County Series 1938.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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