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Ullesthorpe Windmill

Also known as Ullesthorpe Subscription Windmill

Ullesthorpe, Leicestershire

Tower mill with no sails.

Ullesthorpe Mill, currently undergoing part restoration and built around 1895. Restoration started in 2005.

There appears to be good grounds for believing this can be fully restored eventually - Listed building register shows it as " Built by subscription 1800. Round red brick tower with batter and slight bell-cast. Creosoted iron pepperpot cap, rounded with finial. Drive-shaft still in existence. Door on ground floor to south-east with one on first floor above and one on second floor to north-east, all boarded. Various leaded casements on different floors, all in segment-headed openings. Interior: machinery more or less intact, including shafting, wallower, spur wheel, grain nuts and shafts, bins and hoists."

Members of the Ullesthorpe Mill Project are trying to have the mill restored and are organising a variety of events as well as lobbying organisations such as English Heritage to upgrade the mill from a Grade 2 listed building to a Grade 2+ listed building.

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alan leavy

Further information Grid


Ullesthorpe Windmill, Ullesthorpe, Leicestershire

Ceremonial County: Leicestershire

Grid Reference:

SP 506877

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Ordnance survey link  SP506877


Aerial photo: google aerial photo
notice the size of the shadow, compared to other buildings.



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Date Updated: 04/2008

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Ullesthorpe Windmill, Ullesthorpe, Leicestershire

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SP 506877

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Mill Road or possibly view from car park off main street


Car park of main street right behind windmill



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Date Updated: 04/2008

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