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Boley's Crossroads, County Wexford
15705212
Representative view of windmill tower.
Reg. No.15705212
Date1700 - 1840
Previous NameN/A
TownlandSOUGHANE
CountyCounty Wexford
Coordinates301113, 107138
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL
RatingRegional
Original Usemill (wind)
 
Description
Freestanding single-bay three-stage conical windmill tower, dated ----; extant 1840, on a circular plan. In use, 1911. Disused, 1922. Now in ruins. Roof now missing. Creeper- or ivy-covered lime rendered or roughcast battered walls. Square-headed opposing door openings including one square-headed door opening below overgrown date stone ("----") with overgrown thresholds, and concealed timber beam lintels with no fittings surviving. Square-headed window openings (upper stages) with concealed dressings including rough hewn lintels. Interior in ruins retaining timber beams (top stage). Set in unkempt grounds.

Appraisal

The ivy-enveloped shell of a windmill tower representing an integral component of the industrial heritage of south County Wexford [SMR WX052-035----].
 
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