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County Wexford
15704530
Representative view of windmill tower.
Reg. No.15704530
Date1700 - 1840
Previous NameN/A
TownlandCLONMINES
CountyCounty Wexford
Coordinates283769, 111720
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, 1922. Roof now missing. Part creeper- or ivy-covered walls. Square-headed opposing door opening with no fittings surviving. Square-headed "arrow loop" or "gun loop" openings (upper stages) with rough hewn granite surrounds. Interior in ruins. Set back from line of road in field.

Appraisal

The ivy-enveloped shell of a windmill tower representing an integral component of the eighteenth-century industrial heritage of south County Wexford [SMR WX045-073----].
 
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