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Millroad, County Wexford
15621001
Representative view of windmill tower.
Reg. No.15621001
Date1835 - 1840
Previous NameN/A
TownlandCHAPEL (BAL. BY.)
CountyCounty Wexford
Coordinates297731, 104616
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL
RatingRegional
Original Usemill (wind)
 
Description
Freestanding single-bay three-stage conical windmill tower, dated 1836; extant 1840, on a circular plan. Disused, 1922. Now in ruins. Roof now missing. Fine roughcast battered walls. Square-headed opposing door openings with overgrown thresholds, and rough hewn granite lintels with no fittings surviving. Square-headed window openings (upper stages) with flush sills, and concealed dressings with no fittings surviving. Interior in ruins. Set in unkempt grounds.

Appraisal

The shell of a windmill tower representing an integral component of the early nineteenth-century industrial heritage of south County Wexford [SMR WX052-019----].
 
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