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Buttrum's Windmill, Woodbridge

Location
Grid reference: TM 264 493
OS sheet: 169
Postcode: IP12 4JJ
In Burkitt Road, Woodbridge, half mile west of town centre. Turn off A12 at Grundisburgh Road roundabout; mill is signposted. Small car park adjacent.

A 6-storey tower mill, probably built in 1836 by the Wickham Market millwright, John Whitmore, and one of the finest examples of his work. Last worked in 1928, and restored in the 1980s. The sails and cap now turn again, and there is some fine internal machinery, including four pairs of millstones. Ground floor display of history and workings.

Opening times
 1st & 3rd Sundays in May - October.  (See web site for dates), 14.00-16.30. Other times by appointment.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2016
Sunday May 15th 14.00-16.30.

Contact
Mark Barnard, Suffolk County Council, tel. 01473 264755.

Email
mark.barnard@et.suffolkcc.gov.uk

Web site
http://www.suffolkmills.org.uk/windmills/woodbridge.html