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County Wexford
15704542
Representative view of windmill tower.
Reg. No.15704542
Date1842 - 1902
Previous NameN/A
TownlandKILTRA
CountyCounty Wexford
Coordinates285895, 110877
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL
RatingRegional
Original Usemill (wind)
 
Description
Freestanding single-bay three-stage tapering windmill tower, extant 1902, on a circular plan. In ruins, 1922. Roof now missing. Coursed rubble stone battered walls retaining sections of lime rendered or roughcast surface finish. Square-headed opposing door openings with cut-granite step thresholds, and rough hewn granite surrounds including rough hewn granite lintels with no fittings surviving. Square-headed window openings (upper stages) with rough hewn granite flush sills, and rough hewn granite surrounds with no fittings surviving. Interior in ruins. Set in field.

Appraisal

The shell of a windmill tower representing an integral component of the nineteenth-century industrial heritage of south County Wexford [SMR WX045-023----].
 
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