Tyne and Wear HER(1029): Whitburn Windmill

  • Description

    "Whitburn Mill's stone shell stands on a grassy mound on the west side of Mill Lane. The wall is built of coursed, roughly squared silver grey limestone blocks and shows evidence of consolidation immediately below the massive blackened sandstone coping course, which may or may nor be original. There are entrances on both north and south elevations with windows over at first and second floor levels. Originates from c. 1796 when the previous post-mill blew down. In 1828 John Storey is recorded as the miller here..."
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    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/1029
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 6 months ago
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