TG0444 : Cley Mill

taken 7 years ago, near to Cley Next The Sea, Norfolk, Great Britain

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Cley Mill
Cley Mill
Cley Windmill

Cley Windmill is a grade II* listed tower mill at Cley next the Sea, which has been converted to a guesthouse offering B&B, wedding receptions and self catering accommodation
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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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Cley Next the Sea :: TG0443

Cley next the Sea Anglo-Saxon Clęg "clay", is a village on the River Glaven in Norfolk, 4 miles north-west of Holt and east of Blakeney. The main A149 coast road runs through the centre of the village, causing congestion in the summer months due to the tight, narrow streets. It lies within the Norfolk Coast AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and the North Norfolk Heritage Coast.
Cley was once a very important port, but land reclaimation means that it is no longer "next the sea".
The village has a range of services including a shop, pub and windmill (function room).
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 31 December, 2013   (more nearby)
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Friday, 14 March, 2014
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Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 0449 4404 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.2844N 1:2.5645E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 0452 4405
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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