TF4676 : Extended Windmill

taken 16 years ago, near to Bilsby, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Extended Windmill
Extended Windmill
The red brickwork on the top of this former mill is an extension that was required to raise the sails after they were replaced with the newly invented patent sails. Before patent sails were installed the sails had to be nearer the ground to allow canvas to be fitted to them. The low sweeping sails often resulted in the death of forgetful millers.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 September, 2006
Category
Windmill > Windmill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 469 766 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.9634N 0:12.0674E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 469 765
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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