TQ2651 : Wray Common and Wray Common Windmill

taken 10 years ago, near to Redhill, Surrey, Great Britain

Wray Common and Wray Common Windmill
Wray Common and Wray Common Windmill
Wray Common Windmill is a tower mill originally built in 1824 - although not on an obvious hill when viewed from nearby, it is in fact quite prominent when viewed from the east, being clearly visible from the M23 around 3 miles away. It stopped working in 1895. It was first converted to a dwelling in 1966/7, but its condition subsequently deteriorated. A new renovation was carried out from 2004 - 2006, winning an award as "best conversion" in the Daily Telegraph Homebuilding and Renovating Awards 2006. The sails are dummies, added as part of the recent renovation - prior to that the mill was sailless for many years, as can be seen from other pictures of it in this square.
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TQ2651, 70 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 5 January, 2008
Category
Windmill (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 266 510 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.6635N 0:11.2060W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 265 510
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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