HY3222 : Click Mill, Dounby, Orkney

taken 44 years ago, near to Click Mill, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Click Mill, Dounby, Orkney
Click Mill, Dounby, Orkney
This is a primitive type of corn mill. The water-wheel is horizontal, so the water has to be directed to one side of the wheel, which turns the upper millstone directly. This mill was built in the 19C, but there had been a mill here long before that. This photo was taken in 1974.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 29 May, 1974   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 October, 2005
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Watermill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 325 228 [100m precision]
WGS84: 59:5.2046N 3:10.7758W
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