TF1443 : Heckington mill from the rear

taken 7 years ago, near to Heckington, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Heckington mill from the rear
Heckington mill from the rear
Unique in this country being the only 8 sailed mill.
Originally built with 5 sails in 1830, after severe storm damage in 1890, the tower was re-equipped by John Pocklington using machinery from Tuxford's eight sailed mill in Boston.
It ceased work in 1946, but has been preserved and restored in 1986. Following further works in 2004 it is once again in full working order.
Managed by Friends of Heckington Mill, a voluntary charitable trust, for the owners, Lincolnshire County Council.
It is also called Pocklington's Mill.
Luckily for me it was in operation on the day.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 27 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Place (from Tags)
Heckington 
Primary Subject of Photo
Windmill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1455 4356 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.6295N 0:17.7264W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1457 4356
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Pocklington Mill  Heckington Windmill 

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