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Record details

BCC record ID:0426900000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Eighteenth century post-mill recorded in nineteenth and twentieth century maps
Grid Reference:SU 79740 97810
Parish:

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • POST MILL (18th Century to Modern - 1700 AD to 1999 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?No

Full description

MILL MARKED ON C19 & C20 MAPS APPROX AT NGR (BI1-4). BUILT C18, CEASED WORK IN 1913 WHEN WEATHER BEAM COLLAPSED. DISMANTLED 1933 (BI5-6) MILL MAY HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM RADNAGE (BI7) OPEN TRESTLE POST MILL. UNUSUAL AS HAS 3 NOT 2 CROSS-TREE TIMBERS & 6 NOT 4 QUARTER BARS.(BI8) PHOTO'S C1910(BI9-10)
Buildings report held at NMR (B11)

Sources and further reading

<1>Map: OS 2 INCH DRAFT MAP,C1822 (COPY AT BRO, REF OSD 11 ).
<2>Map: BRYANT A 1925 MAP OF BUCKS.
<3>Map: LIPSCOMB 2 (FRONTISPIECE MAP).
<4>Map: OS 1922 SIX INCH MAP.
<5>Bibliographic reference: VINCE J 1976 WINDMILLS IN BUCKS & THE CHILTERNS PP 16-17.
<6>Bibliographic reference: SMITH A C 1976 WINDMILLS IN BUCKS & OXFORDSHIRE P2 2.
<7>Unpublished document: Stanley Freese. 1946. Manuscript notes on Bucks Windmills and Watermills.
<8>Bibliographic reference: SMITH D 1932 ENGLISH WINDMILLS 2 PP129-130 & ILLUS . P119.
<9>Photograph: A R PIKE FROM UNDERHILL COLLECTION (ALBUM OF PHOTO S IN MUSEUM OF HISTORY OF SCIENCE, OLD ASHMOLEAN .
<10>Bibliographic reference: P GIMSON MS PAPERS VOL 6 (HELD BY MRS GIMSON) (PHOTOCOPIED EXTRACT &.
<11>Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2006. NMR Buildings Reports. BF001922

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments: none

Images

Bledlow Ridge windmill  © Oxfordshire County Council Photographic ArchiveBledlow Ridge windmill  © Oxfordshire County Council Photographic Archive

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council