"Grade II listed, it is significant on a number of levels: as the only surviving smock mill
in the region, the first five-sailed smock mill
in Britain and for being designed by the civil engineer John Smeaton, the man responsible for the third Eddystone Lighthouse."
WHILE YOU'RE THERE A grand church and a smock mill
dominate the skyline on either side of the town, with its whiteboarded buildings and proper butcher and baker.
There is a windmill in this village - rather an old smock mill
, brought here from Chesham in the 19th century where it had been for many years, I believe.
"It dates from around 1810 and the smock mill
itself has been converted with a dining-room on the ground floor.
It was designed by the civil engineer John Smeaton, was the first five-sail smock mill
in Britain and is the only surviving smock mill
in the region.
The golf club was based in the old chimney mill on Claremont Road, which was Britain's first five-sailed smock mill
Originally housing two smock mills
and probably built during the 1820s, the property is for sale via Savills (01223 347261) for PS1.25m.