TR1866 : Windmill Rd

taken 7 years ago, near to Hunters Forstal, Kent, Great Britain

Windmill Rd
Windmill Rd
Herne Windmill is on the right.
Herne :: TR1865
Herne is a small village in East Kent. It is divided from Herne Bay by the A299, Thanet Way. The village is situated on the A291, Canterbury to Herne Bay Road. The village possesses an old windmill.
Herne Windmill
Herne Windmill is a Grade I listed structure LinkExternal link . Built in 1791, it is a smock windmill.
Smock Mills
There are three main types of windmill in Great Britain: post mills, smock mills and tower mills.

The smock mill is of a timber-framed construction with weatherboarded, steeply sloping external walls. It was built on a brick base. A pivoting wooden top with sails moved independently of the main structure so that the sails could be positioned towards the wind. This was controlled by a tail fan.

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TR1866, 66 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 13 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1849 6646 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.3109N 1:8.1974E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 1853 6644
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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