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RPS# 229

Architecture Record
Archaeology Record
  • Name
    The Great Windmill

    Restored circular windmill, rendered with mansard roof & five sails

    Mill Hill
    Townparks (Skerries)

    -6.11009, 53.5751

  • Architectural

    This structure is part of the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage. You can find extra information on the building on or by clicking the green National Inventory of Architectural heritage reference number below.


    NIAH Details

    Windmill, c.1750, on a circular plan, capped with a mansard roof having five spring sails. The tower 49 ft (c.15m ) Restored c.1995. ROOF: Slate mansard roof with five spring sails. WALLS: Nap rendered.OPENINGS: Square headed with rendered reveals; ti...[Read More]

    • Rating
    • Type
      mill (wind)
    • Dates
      1725 - 1775
    • Address
      Great Windmill Skerries
    • County
    • Townland

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  • Archaeology

    This structure is part of the Record of National Monuments and Places. The black box below is this structure's reference number in the Record of National Monuments and Places, and further details of this site can be found on Unfortunately their website is not working fully and only the map viewer is available at this time. will provide a comprehensive description of the site and structure, including details of known excavation work carried out to date.

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