TL4462 : Impington Windmill - great spur wheel

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

Impington Windmill - great spur wheel
Impington Windmill - great spur wheel
This is below the ceiling of the ground floor level of this 5 storey mill. The stones are underdrift and would be on the floor above but have not yet been reinstalled. Restoration was in progress and the cap and sails were fully restored.
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Windmill 
County (from Tags)
Cambridgeshire 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4415 6234 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.4227N 0:6.5837E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4415 6234
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