TL5966 : Stevens' Mill, Burwell - looking up into the cap

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

Stevens' Mill, Burwell - looking up into the cap
Stevens' Mill, Burwell - looking up into the cap
This is a tower mill with four patent sails and fantail winding. The tower is tarred brick and clunch and the mill was built in 1820 and worked until c1955.

This view is into the cap and includes the brake wheel, wallower and part of the striking gear. The bucket hangs below where the striking rod enters the hollow windshaft to adjust the shutters on the patent sails.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 2 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Windmill 
Place (from Tags)
Burwell 
County (from Tags)
Cambridgeshire 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5902 6641 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.3709N 0:19.7542E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5902 6641
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