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Since ancient times, man has harnessed the power of the wind to provide assistance in various tasks. Grain milling, water pumping, threshing, and sawmills were common, as well as a means to provide electricity in more modern times. A good resource for widmill history and design can be found at:
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Image for John Webb’s Windmill, Thaxted, Essex, UKview gallery

SS115.1 km

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WindmillsJohn Webb’s Windmill, Thaxted, Essex, UK

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A restored windmill at Thaxted. Sails are currently removed due to an accident in 2010.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/30/2011

last visited: 5/29/2012

Image for Finedon Windmill - Station Road, Finedon, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

SWSW116.8 km

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WindmillsFinedon Windmill - Station Road, Finedon, Northamptonshire, UK

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This old windmill stands near the new windmill farm in Finedon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/17/2009

last visited: never

Image for Sharnbrook Windmill - Windmill Court, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

SWSW118.9 km

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WindmillsSharnbrook Windmill - Windmill Court, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, UK

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This old windmill has been attractively converted into a residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/10/2009

last visited: never

Image for Stevington Windmill, Stevington, Bedfordshireview gallery

SWSW124.1 km

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WindmillsStevington Windmill, Stevington, Bedfordshire

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Lone old Wooden windmill, rotates around a central pole. Charming and fascinating. Worth a visit, restored in 1951.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 5/6/2008

Image for Wooden Mill - Bridge End, Carlton, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

SWSW124.2 km

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WindmillsWooden Mill - Bridge End, Carlton, Bedfordshire, UK

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Standing tall in a garden in Carlton, this attractive windmill is near the River Great Ouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: never

Image for Shefford Mill - Shefford, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

SWSW124.7 km

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WindmillsShefford Mill - Shefford, Bedfordshire, UK

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An old windmill can be seen in the fields near the River Ivel in Shefford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/8/2012

last visited: never

Image for Cromer Windmill - B1037, Cromer, Hertfordshire, UKview gallery

SWSW126.8 km

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WindmillsCromer Windmill - B1037, Cromer, Hertfordshire, UK

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This magnificent windmill lies in the small village of Cromer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/26/2009

last visited: 9/23/2009

Image for Messing Maypole Mill, Millwrights, Tiptree, Essex.view gallery

SS127.1 km

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WindmillsMessing Maypole Mill, Millwrights, Tiptree, Essex.

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A four storey brick tower mill with a domed cap, now converted to a residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2011

last visited: 12/17/2012

Image for Ruined Windmill - Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

SWSW128.4 km

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WindmillsRuined Windmill - Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, UK

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An old ruined windmill in the north-west of the village of Houghton Conquest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/2/2008

last visited: 5/30/2011

Image for Milton Keynes Wind Farm - Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

SWSW130.5 km

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WindmillsMilton Keynes Wind Farm - Buckinghamshire, UK

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This wind farm is situated south of Newton Blossomville and to the north of the A422.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: 7/31/2010

Image for Hulcote Windmill - Mill Lane, Hulcote, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

SWSW138.1 km

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WindmillsHulcote Windmill - Mill Lane, Hulcote, Bedfordshire, UK

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The remains of an old post mill can be seen here in Hulcote.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2010

last visited: never

Image for Stanbridge Mill - Mill Road, Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

SWSW147.7 km

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WindmillsStanbridge Mill - Mill Road, Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, UK

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This old windmill stands in the village of Stanbridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/28/2009

last visited: 7/8/2011

Image for Pitstone Mill - Bucksview gallery

SWSW155.9 km

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WindmillsPitstone Mill - Bucks

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The Mill is dated 1627 and is belived to be the oldest Post Windmill in the British Isles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 6/28/2008

last visited: never

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