TQ3245 : Outwood Windmill

near to Outwood, Surrey, Great Britain

Outwood Windmill
Outwood Windmill
Outwood Windmill
Built in 1665 by Thomas Budgen, the Grade I listed post mill is Britains oldest working windmill.
Post Mills
There are three main types of windmills found within Great Britain. Post mills, smock mills and tower mills.

The post mill is of a timber framed construction with weather-boarded sloping external walls. It was manually positioned by hand to face the wind, unlike the smock and tower mills which had pivoting top with a tail fan.

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Wednesday, 6 October, 2010   (more nearby)
Thursday, 7 October, 2010
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Historic sites and artefacts  Industry 
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Windmill > Windmill   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 327 455 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.6200N 0:6.0873W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 327 455
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