TG0329 : Hindolveston tower mill

taken 7 years ago, near to Hindolveston, Norfolk, Great Britain

Hindolveston tower mill
Hindolveston tower mill
The towermill stands in a property just east of Foulsham Road, near the centre of the village. It was built in 1844 by John Pegg and the 5 storeys high tower consisted of flint and rubble encased in Norfolk red brick. The boat shaped cap had a petticoat, a gallery and an 8-bladed fan and 4 double-shuttered sails, each with 7 bays of 3 shutters. During the second world war the top story of the mill was removed as it was believed to be a hazard to low flying aircraft from nearby Foulsham airfield. After the war the mill ceased working and in 1948 was converted into a private dwelling house with the tower becoming the entrance hall. A new boat-shaped cap was fitted in 1979. (This picture was taken by kind permission of the owner).
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 February, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 February, 2011
Category
Windmill (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 036 292 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.3430N 1:1.2607E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 036 292
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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