Stevington Windmill, Stevington, Bedfordshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 52° 09.860 W 000° 33.066
30U E 667489 N 5782143
Quick Description: Lone old Wooden windmill, rotates around a central pole. Charming and fascinating. Worth a visit, restored in 1951.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/9/2006 3:41:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMC8P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
Views: 68

Long Description:
Constructed around a central post so that it can be turned to face into the wind, this impressive postmill was built in the 18th century and is the only complete windmill left in the county.

Restored 200 year old postmill overlooking Stevington Village. Keys are available from pubs in the village for a refundable deposit.

Directions : west of Bedford, south of the Stevington to Bromham road. Keys available from The Red Lion and The Royal George pubs in Stevington (£5 returnable deposit payable). Open : all year 10am - 7pm (or dusk if earlier). Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Spring Sail geocache nearby is very pleasant walk around Stevington village.

Links
Local government page about windmill
(visit link)
Streetmap (visit link)
Purpose: Milling

Open to the public: yes

Is This Windmill Functional?: No

Windmill Farm: no

Museum on Site: no

Date of Manufacture: Not listed

Cost: Not Listed

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