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County Wexford
15704737
Representative view of windmill tower.
Reg. No.15704737
Date1745 - 1750
Previous NameN/A
TownlandBALLYSESKIN
CountyCounty Wexford
Coordinates299718, 107658
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL
RatingRegional
Original Usemill (wind)
 
Description
Freestanding single-bay three-stage cylindrical windmill tower, dated 1749, on a circular plan. In use, 1840. In ruins, 1903. Roof now missing. Coursed rubble stone walls retaining sections of lime rendered or roughcast surface finish. Square-headed opposing door openings with rough hewn rubble stone lintels. Square-headed window openings (upper stages) with rough hewn rubble stone lintels. Interior in ruins. Set in relandscaped grounds.

Appraisal

The shell of a windmill tower representing an integral component of the mid eighteenth-century industrial heritage of south County Wexford [SMR WX047-043----].
 
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