TL5875 : Northfield Windmill, Soham - the sack hoist

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

Northfield Windmill, Soham - the sack hoist
Northfield Windmill, Soham - the sack hoist
This is just below the cap and appears to be driven from the edge of the brake wheel.
Northfield or Shade Windmill
Formerly an eighteenth century drainage smock mill it was moved to the current site around 1834, elevated on a hexagonal brick base and converted to grind corn.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
County (from Tags)
Cambridgeshire 
Place (from Tags)
Soham 
Primary Subject of Photo
Windmill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5871 7509 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:21.0545N 0:19.7272E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5871 7509
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