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The Windmill



The Windmill was situated on Ermine Street. This grade-II listed pub is now in residential use.
Listed building details:
House, now a public house. Late C16 altered c1800. Timber frame plastered with colourwashed brick ground floor and hipped slate roof. 2-storeys building set on a bank above the road facing N.
Left half a former side-jettied end-chimney plan house has 3 steps up to central door. External gable chimneys forward of the ridge, and winding stair in SE corner. Right half has lower ground floor as former service rooms and coach house with probably jettied accommodation over. Front wall raised and new continuous hipped roof built c1800. Probably at same time the jetties were underbuilt in brick and the present windows inserted. 4-windows front with flush box sash windows with 6/6 panes. Half-glazed panelled door with moulded surround and flat moulded hood on bold shaped brackets. Plain boarded door and double doors in right hand half. Weatherboarded extension on W end set back. Interior has moulded dado rail in E room, and large fielded panelling, a cross of cased beams, a large open fireplace, and the former front corner post with a portion of the jetty-bearer still in place, in the W room. Important focal building on axis looking S up the main street towards the church.

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