TM0690 : Old Buckenham Mill

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

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Old Buckenham Mill
Old Buckenham Mill
The 1818 tower mill was sited near an old post mill, it was once 8-sailed. Built as the largest circumference mill in Britain it housed four stones. The owning group is fundraising for sail replacement.
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)
Sunday, 14 August, 2011
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0623 9097 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.6605N 1:2.1197E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0620 9096
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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