Building record M3130 - FARNDON MILL


WINDMILL (Georgian to Mid-20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 77971 52760 (8m by 8m)
Map sheet SK75SE
District Newark
Civil Parish Newark, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Tall red brick tower mill of 6 floors. Brickwork to top floor is parallel and all external brickwork is in headers. No cap or sails, has a dentil course at curb and datestone over door 1823. (1) (4)
The mill in its present condition is 57ft high, some 9ft less than the original structure complete with wooden dome. The internal accomodation appears to have been 3 storeys above ground level. The 2 lower floors are still sound, only skeleton joists of the 3rd remain. Top is open, corrugated tin covers it. The 5 sets of mill stones from 1st and 2nd floors were removed with the machinery in 1953. Bakehouse and warehouse on site (14/09/ 1964). More info on IS card. (2)
Icon visible on (5).

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

(1), Ind Arch FIle

Listed buildings slides, (Photograph). SNT2648.

<1> Reedman K, 1977, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1180.

<2> CBA, Industrial Survey (Published document). SNT184.

Other Refs: IA2 54/1

<3> OS, 1920, 1:2500, County Series 1920 (Map). SNT1029.

Other Refs: 35/3

<4> Pevsner N, 1979, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed., p 125 (Monograph). SNT4.

<5> Sanderson G, 1835, 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in (Map). SNT48.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. .
  • <1> Personal comment: Reedman K. 1977. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <3> Map: OS. 1920. 1:2500, County Series 1920.
  • <4> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed.. Penguin. p 125.
  • <5> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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