Post Mills :: Shared Description

There are three main types of windmills found within Great Britain. Post mills, smock mills and tower mills.

The post mill is of a timber framed construction with weather-boarded sloping external walls. It was manually positioned by hand to face the wind, unlike the smock and tower mills which had pivoting top with a tail fan.

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21 images use this description:

TR2654 : Chillenden Windmill, Chillenden, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ6412 : Windmill at Windmill Lane, Windmill Hill, East Sussex by Oast House Archive
TQ8816 : Hog Hill Windmill, Icklesham, East Sussex by Oast House Archive
TQ7308 : Remains of The Downs Windmill, Windmill Park, Sidley, East Sussex by Oast House Archive
TQ8331 : Rolvenden Windmill, Benenden Road, Rolvenden, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ9127 : Stocks Mill, Wittersham, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ8816 : Hog Hill Windmill by N Chadwick
TQ8816 : Hog Hill Windmill (2) by N Chadwick
TQ8816 : Hog Hill Windmill (3) by N Chadwick
TQ8816 : Hog Hill Windmill near Icklesham by N Chadwick
TQ8331 : Rolvenden Windmill, Benenden Road, Rolvenden, Kent by Oast House Archive
TQ4529 : Nutley Windmill by Oast House Archive
TQ4529 : Nutley Windmill by Oast House Archive
TQ4529 : Base of Nutley Windmill by Oast House Archive
TQ3245 : Outwood Windmill by Oast House Archive
TQ3245 : Outwood Windmill by Oast House Archive
SU8712 : Windpump - Weald & Downland Museum by Paul Gillett
SU8712 : Windpump - Weald & Downland Museum by Paul Gillett
TQ3013 : Jill by Oast House Archive
TQ3013 : Jill by Oast House Archive
TQ3013 : Jill windmill, Clayton - patent sails by Chris Allen


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Created: Mon, 9 Nov 2009, Updated: Sun, 21 Aug 2011

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