Hanson's Mill Burgh-le-marsh
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member V70PDB
N 53° 09.694 E 000° 14.346
31U E 315427 N 5893804
Quick Description: A converted windmill in Burgh-le-marsh Lincolnshire
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/11/2007 10:50:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM1HEA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
Views: 79

Long Description:
The late Peter Dolmans writes in his book "Lincolnshire Windmills - a contemporary survey...

“There was a post mill on this site until at least 1842 but in 1855 a 'newly erected' tower mill. It worked until the 1930's and lost its sails in 1938. In 1964 the upright shaft, spur gearing, one pair of stones and other items were taken to Brixton mill in London where they were used in the restoration by Thompsons of Alford. There were four patent sails, driving two pairs of French and one pair of grey stones.”
2007. This is now part of a private house.
Date of Manufacture: 01/01/1855

Purpose: Milling

Is This Windmill Functional?: No

Open to the public: Not Listed

Windmill Farm: Not Listed

Cost: Not Listed

Museum on Site: Not Listed

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