TR1866 : Herne Windmill

taken 6 years ago, near to Hunters Forstal, Kent, Great Britain

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Herne Windmill
Herne Windmill
Herne :: TR1865
Herne is a small village in East Kent. It is divided from Herne Bay by the A299, Thanet Way. The village is situated on the A291, Canterbury to Herne Bay Road. The village possesses an old windmill.
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
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Smock Mills
There are three main types of windmill in Great Britain: post mills, smock mills and tower mills.

The smock mill is of a timber-framed construction with weatherboarded, steeply sloping external walls. It was built on a brick base. A pivoting wooden top with sails moved independently of the main structure so that the sails could be positioned towards the wind. This was controlled by a tail fan.

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Herne Windmill
Herne Windmill is a Grade I listed structure LinkExternal link . Built in 1791, it is a smock windmill.
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TR1866, 65 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 13 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1851 6649 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.3266N 1:8.2157E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1853 6637
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