TM0690 : Old Buckenham Mill - Governor

taken 7 years ago, near to Old Buckenham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Old Buckenham Mill - Governor
Old Buckenham Mill - Governor
This is the larger governor used to control four tentering beams. Two steel yards can be seen, these split into two.
TM0690 : Old Buckenham Mill - Governor
Old Buckenham Mill
Old Buckenham Mill is a preserved towermill built in 1818. Originally it had 8 common sails but now has four patent sails. Slightly famous in the mill world for having the largest circumference in Britain, it houses five stones. The granary next door had four pairs driven by a steam (later oil) engine. Inside is a large spur wheel bolted together in 12 parts. The mill is open several times a year.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 14 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0621 9098 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.6663N 1:2.1024E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0621 9097
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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