TL3028 : Cromer Windmill

taken 5 years ago, near to Hare Street, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Cromer Windmill
Cromer Windmill
Post Mill open for National Mills Weekend 2013.
Cromer Windmill
Cromer windmill is the last surviving windmill in the county and is owned and run by the Hertfordshire Building Preservation Trust. The present mill dates from 1681 and was rebuilt following being blown over in 1860. Milling ceased in the 1920s and the mill fell into disrepair until rescued in 1967. It opened to the public in 1991.

The post mill comprises three floors within the Buck, the top or Bin floor, middle or Stone floor with a pair of stones and the bottom or Meal floor for flour collection. Beneath this is the Roundhouse which provides additional sheltered storage. An unusual feature is the ground level fan tail.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 May, 2013   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 12 May, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 3044 2864 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.4588N 0:6.2291W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 3047 2866
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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