TQ4529 : Nutley Windmill

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

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Nutley Windmill
Nutley Windmill
Nutley Windmill
Nutley Windmill is the last open-trestle post mill in Sussex, and only one of five surviving in the country. She is also the only one working. Having an open trestle, Nutley Windmill is a very fine example of the oldest post mill design, known in the country since the 12th century.

[Extract from Sussex Mills Group LinkExternal link ]
Post Mills
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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TQ4529, 29 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 26 July, 2010
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Industry 
Primary Subject of Photo
Windmill 
Category
Windmill > Windmill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 450 290 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.5656N 0:4.0959E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 451 290
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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