TM0690 : Old Buckenham Mill - Stones Nuts

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

Old Buckenham Mill - Stones Nuts
Old Buckenham Mill - Stones Nuts
The tentering beams shows only one of these nuts is under a stone, the left one is a pinion driving other machinery. The large spur wheel was cast in several sections, one of the joins can be seen.
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 0622 9098 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.6661N 1:2.1112E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0621 9096
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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