TF3526 : Penny Hill windmill

taken 10 years ago, near to Holbeach Bank, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Penny Hill windmill
Penny Hill windmill
Built in 1827 on the site of a smock mill, this red brick tower mill had four patent sails driving three pairs of stones. By the late 19th century it had been raised to six storeys with six patent sails driving four pairs of stones. It was in use for cereal milling until 1944. The top and sails were dismantled by German prisoners of war in 1945. By 1954 all the machinery had been removed. There are numerous buildings associated with the mill including these pictured here.

Thankyou to the owners for the historical information.
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TF3526, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 June, 2007   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 26 June, 2007
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Windmill > Windmill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 358 266 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.2223N 0:0.8451E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 358 267
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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