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FOUNDATIONS OF A WINDMILL OR DOVECOTE EXCAVATED IN 1910



Reference Name MLI51143

Name:
FOUNDATIONS OF A WINDMILL OR DOVECOTE EXCAVATED IN 1910

Summary:
FOUNDATIONS OF A WINDMILL OR DOVECOTE EXCAVATED IN 1910

Location:
BARDNEY, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 51143
A circular foundation within the abbey precincts - possibly of a windmill or a dovecote. Probably the site described as a windmill in the Archaeological Journal of 1922. {1}
To the north of the outer courtyard of the monastery is a further area of building remains, including those of a small circular building with two opposing entrances and an internal diameter of 6m, considered to be a medieval dovecote. {3}
In 1910 the site of a windmill, inside diameter 21 feet, and walls 4 feet thick was excavated. {5}
The remains of a circular windmill, 27 feet in diameter, with walls 4 feet thick and an entrance on the south. {2}

Sources:
1 Index: SMR FILE. BARDNEY. TF 17 SW:N,1977, WHITE, A.J.
2 Article in serial: BRAKSPEAR, H.. 1922. ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL. VOL 29 p11
3 Scheduling record: ENGLISH HERITAGE. 1994. REVISED SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 22619. MPP 23
4 Aerial Photograph: ST JOSEPH, J.K.S.. 1945-1979. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY COLLECTION. BR 94,1948,
5 Article in serial: LAING C E. 1913. Associated Architectural and Archaeological Societies’ Reports and Papers. VOL 32 p26

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