SP9415 : Pitstone Mill - main post

taken 3 years ago, near to Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Pitstone Mill - main post
Pitstone Mill - main post
This shows the huge vertical main post in the centre. At the top of the main post is a large horizontal timber called the crown tree. This transfers the whole weight of the buck to the main post and also acts as a bearing allowing the buck to rotate to face the wind. Also visible are the sack hoist chain, meal bins, great spur wheel and part of the governor drive mechanism.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
County (from Tags)
Buckinghamshire 
Place (from Tags)
Pitstone 
Primary Subject of Photo
Windmill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9450 1568 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.9050N 0:37.8007W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9450 1568
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Milling Machinery  Post Mill 

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