TQ9120 : Windmill, River Tillingham

taken 10 years ago, near to Rye, East Sussex, Great Britain

Windmill, River Tillingham
Windmill, River Tillingham
A windmill has been on this spot in one form or another since the 16th century. A smock mill replaced a former post mill in 1820 and continued milling until 1912 when it became a bakery. Unfortunately, an accident with the ovens caused the mill to burn down in 1930 to be replaced by the current structure in 1932. The bakery continued until 1972 when the building became a pottery before being converted into a bed and breakfast in 1984 which it remains today. The bridge on the right is the railway bridge.
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TQ9120, 498 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 March, 2007
Category
Windmill > Windmill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 916 203 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:57.0170N 0:43.5823E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 915 203
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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