TQ3245 : Outwood Windmill
taken 13 years ago, near to Outwood, Surrey, England
Built in 1665 by Thomas Budgen, the Grade I listed post mill is Britains oldest working windmill.
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.
Windmill article Link
- Grid Square
- TQ3245, 70 images (more nearby 🔍)
- Oast House Archive (more nearby)
- Date Taken
- Wednesday, 6 October, 2010 (more nearby)
- Thursday, 7 October, 2010
- Subject Location
OSGB36: TQ 327 455 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.6200N 0:6.0873W
- Camera Location
- OSGB36: TQ 327 455
- View Direction
- North-northeast (about 22 degrees)