TL5966 : Stevens' Mill, Burwell - great spur wheel

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

Stevens' Mill, Burwell - great spur wheel
Stevens' Mill, Burwell - great spur wheel
This is at the bottom of the vertical mainshaft and underdrives the stones on the floor above. It is above head height in the ground floor and is of cast iron with wooden teeth to mesh with the stone nuts.

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.
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TL5966, 51 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
County (from Tags)
Cambridgeshire 
Place (from Tags)
Burwell 
Primary Subject of Photo
Windmill 
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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