Nyetimber Mill

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Pagham Windmill
Pagham Mill.jpg
The mill c1905
Origin
Mill name Nyetimber Mill
Grid reference SZ 892 988
Coordinates 50°46′55″N 0°44′10″W / 50.782°N 0.736°W / 50.782; -0.736Coordinates: 50°46′55″N 0°44′10″W / 50.782°N 0.736°W / 50.782; -0.736
Operator(s) Private
Year built 1840s
Information
Purpose Corn mill
Type Tower mill
Storeys Four storeys
No. of sails Four sails
Type of sails Patent sails
Winding Fantail
Fantail blades Six pairs
No. of pairs of millstones Two pairs
The mill in 2005

Nyetimber Mill is a grade II listed[1] tower mill at Pagham, Sussex, England which has been converted to residential use.

History[edit]

Nyetimber Mill was built in the early 1840s and was working until tailwinded in 1915. The sails were on the mill until they were struck by lightning in 1927. The mill became derelict and was burnt out in 1962, leaving the windshaft perched above the ivy covered tower.[2] The mill was converted to a house by 2005.

Description[edit]

Nyetimber Mill is a four-storey brick tower mill with an ogee cap. It had four Patent sails and was winded by a fantail. The mill drove two pairs of millstones. An external pulley enabled the mill to be worked by an engine[2] This has been retained in the converted mill.

Millers[edit]

  • William Adams 1840s - 1905
  • W Prior - 1915

References for above:-[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NYETIMBER WINDMILL, PAGHAM ROAD (west side), PAGHAM, ARUN, WEST SUSSEX". English Heritage. Retrieved 2008-05-12. 
  2. ^ a b c Brunnarius, Martin (1979). The Windmills of Sussex. Chichester: Philimore. pp. 81–82, 191. ISBN 0-85033-345-8. 

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Hemming, Peter (1936). Windmills in Sussex. London: C W Daniel.  Online version