Information for record number MWA1196:
Kineton Windmill

Summary Kineton Windmill, the remains of an 18th century mill. All the machinery has gone but the building has been restored. It stands 1km to the north west of Kineton, near Windmill Farm.
What Is It?  
Type: Windmill, Tower Mill, Mill
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Kineton
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 32 51
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Listed Building (Grade: II)
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Tower mill. Derelict stone tower, originally lined and now much patched with brick, in poor condition. Slight barrel shape; metal sheeted dome cap, remains of iron curb and rack; empty except for floors and two water tanks under caps. Small, four storey, late 18th century. Had two pairs of stones. Sails off and ceased work late 19th century. Possibly used as dwelling and used as water tower in the mid 20th century.
2 Derelict. Walls standing but cracked and in disrepair. None of the machinery remains, but the dome cap is still intact.
3 Now restored by MSC team. No sails, roof rebuilt. Brickwork is in good order.

Source No: 3
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: WMEPP
Author/originator: HDB
Date: 1985
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: 1196
Source No: 1
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Windmills in Warwicks
Author/originator: Seaby W A and Smith A C
Date: 1977
Page Number: 5
Source No: 2
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: SMR Card
Author/originator: SMW
Date: 1979
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: PRN 790
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designation Listed Building Buildings and structures, such as bridges, that are of architectural or historical importance are placed on a statutory list. These buildings are protected by planning and conservation acts that ensure that their special features of interest are considered before any alterations are made to them.

Depending on how important the buildings are they are classed as Grade I, Grade II* or Grade II. Grade I buildings are those of exceptional interest. Grade II* are particularly important buildings of more than special interest. Those listed as Grade II are those buildings that are regarded of special interest.
source SMR Card Sites and Monuments Record Card. The Warwickshire Sites and Monuments Record began to be developed during the 1970s. The details of individual archaeological sites and findspots were written on record cards. These record cards were used until the 1990s, when their details were entered on to a computerised system. The record cards are still kept at the office of the Warwickshire Sites and Monuments Record. back
source WMEPP Warwickshire Monument Evaluation and Presentation Project, the results of a survey of monuments in Warwickshire. The survey assesses the monuments' potential for public display, and examines some of the ways in which enhanced interpretation and presentation might be put into practice. The survey is presented as a written report and a collection of record sheets. It was carried out in 1987. A copy is held at the Warwickshire SMR. back
period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument WINDMILL * A tower-like structure of wood or brick with a wooden cap and sails which are driven around by the wind producing power to work the internal machinery. Use with product type where known. back
monument TOWER MILL * A windmill with a rotating cap containing the windshaft, and a stationary body in the form of a tower. back
monument BUILDING * A structure with a roof to provide shelter from the weather for occupants or contents. Use specific type where known. back
monument STONE * Use only where stone is natural or where there is no indication of function. back
monument FLOOR * A layer of stone, brick or boards, etc, on which people tread. Use broader site type where known. back
monument MILL * A factory used for processing raw materials. Use more specific mill type where known. See also TEXTILE MILL, for more narrow terms. back
monument DWELLING * Places of residence. back
monument TOWER * A tall building, either round, square or polygonal in plan, used for a variety of purposes, including defence, as a landmark, for the hanging of bells, industrial functions, etc. Use more specific type where known. back
monument WATER TANK * A receptacle for the storage of water. back
monument MACHINERY * Apparatus used for applying a mechanical force, or to perform a particular function. Use more specific type where known. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument WATER TOWER * A tower serving as a reservoir to deliver water at a required point. back
monument FARM * A tract of land, often including a farmhouse and ancillary buildings, used for the purpose of cultivation and the rearing of livestock, etc. Use more specific type where known. back
monument WALL * An enclosing structure composed of bricks, stones or similar materials, laid in courses. Use specific type where known. back

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