TQ5804 : Polegate Windmill

taken 7 years ago, near to Polegate, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Polegate Windmill
Polegate Windmill
Polegate Windmill has been called Mockett's Mill and Ovenden Mill after past owners and Willingdon Mill before being moved from Willingdon. It is a tower mill built in 1817.
Tower Mills

There are three main types of windmill in Great Britain. Post mills, smock mills and tower mills.

The tower mill is generally the largest of the three, built in brick with a pivoting wooden top and sails, turned by a tail fan.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Monday, 24 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Place (from Tags)
Sussex  East Sussex  Polegate 
County (from Tags)
East Sussex 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5815 0407 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.8755N 0:14.6143E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5814 0406
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Sussex  Windmill 

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