SP5087 : Ullesthorpe Subscription Mill - external view

near to Ullesthorpe, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Ullesthorpe Subscription Mill  - external view
Ullesthorpe Subscription Mill - external view
The tower mill on an October openday. The remains of the reefing stage can be seen around the middle. To the left is a pigsty and out of view behind the mill is a granary. Inside is most of the original early 1800s machinery, items like governors/tentering gear and dressers have gone.
The mill was built by subscription by the locals to provide flour to the poor. It was one of several of the same design in the area and now unique. It had a set of spring sails and common sails.
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2012
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5066 8775 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:29.1195N 1:15.3246W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5068 8774
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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