TL4462 : Impington Windmill - stone floor

taken 2 years ago, near to Histon, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Impington Windmill - stone floor
Impington Windmill - stone floor
The wooden mainshaft is on the right. A tun for the stones in seen on the floor but the stones are yet to be installed. The pieces of metal work in the background are the restored parts of a wire machine.
Impington Windmill
The mill comprises five storeys with two in the hexagonal white timber smock and three in the base. It was built on the site of an earlier post mill with the smock mill built in 1776 on the 17th century base. Around 1850 with the advent of the patent sail system the mill was raised to its current height. The original timber in the smock structure is a Baltic Spruce. The sails were fitted in 2007 though there is some work to be done to restore the internal machinery to working order. The mill sails were turned over by the wind for visitors during National Mills Weekend 2013.
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Saturday, 14 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
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Historic sites and artefacts 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4415 6235 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.4281N 0:6.5839E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4415 6235
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