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County Wexford
15704273
Representative view of windmill tower.
Reg. No.15704273
Date1700 - 1840
Previous NameN/A
TownlandDRINAGH SOUTH
CountyCounty Wexford
Coordinates305880, 118175
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL
RatingRegional
Original Usemill (wind)
 
Description
Freestanding single-bay three-stage cylindrical windmill tower, extant 1840, on a circular plan. In ruins, 1903. Roof now missing. Creeper or ivy-covered coursed rubble stone walls. Square-headed opposing door openings with thresholds, and rough hewn rubble stone lintels with no fittings surviving. Interior in ruins. Set in unkempt grounds.

Appraisal

The overgrown shell of a windmill tower representing an integral component of the eighteenth-century industrial heritage of south County Wexford [SMR WX042-078----].
 
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