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Vinegar Hill, Enniscorthy, County Wexford
15603203
Representative view of windmill tower.
Reg. No.15603203
Date1700 - 1798
Previous NameN/A
TownlandTEMPLESHANNON
CountyCounty Wexford
Coordinates298280, 139853
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL SOCIAL
RatingNational
Original Usemill (wind)
 
Description
Freestanding single-bay single-stage cylindrical windmill tower, extant 1798, on a circular plan. In ruins, 1840. Roof now missing. Part repointed rubble stone walls. Square-headed door opening with cut-granite step threshold, and repointed red brick surround including repointed red brick voussoirs framing wrought iron gate. Interior in ruins. Set on hilltop.

Appraisal

The truncated shell of a windmill tower representing an integral component of the eighteenth-century industrial heritage of County Wexford [National Monument 0392].
 
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