TM0690 : Old Buckenham Mill - Governor

taken 7 years ago, near to Old Buckenham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Old Buckenham Mill - Governor
Old Buckenham Mill - Governor
A view of the single governor that runs just one of the stones here, there is another one that runs four in one go. The machinery here is mostly from 1818.
Old Buckenham Mill
Old Buckenham Mill is a preserved towermill built in 1818. Originally it had 8 common sails but now has four patent sails. Slightly famous in the mill world for having the largest circumference in Britain, it houses five stones. The granary next door had four pairs driven by a steam (later oil) engine. Inside is a large spur wheel bolted together in 12 parts. The mill is open several times a year.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 14 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0623 9098 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.6659N 1:2.1200E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0623 9097
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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