TQ3216 : Oldland Windmill

taken 4 months ago, near to Ditchling, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Oldland Windmill
Oldland Windmill
18th-century post mill situated in the village of Keymer, The mill ground its first batch of corn for many decades in October 2008, and following detailed commissioning the windmill now grinds flour regularly, being one of the few windmills registered for flour sales in Sussex. It is Sussex's oldest working windmill and today the mill is looked after by the volunteers of Oldland Mill Trust, a registered charity which owns the mill LinkExternal link
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Post Mills
There are three main types of windmills found within Great Britain. Post mills, smock mills and tower mills.

The post mill is of a timber framed construction with weather-boarded sloping external walls. It was manually positioned by hand to face the wind, unlike the smock and tower mills which had pivoting top with a tail fan.

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TQ3216, 42 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 14 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 14 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Place (from Tags)
Keymer 
Primary Subject of Photo
Windmill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 32124 16187 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:55.8007N 0:7.2757W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 32118 16175
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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