Thurlaston Windmill - Warwickshire UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 20.100 W 001° 18.805
30U E 614914 N 5799637
Quick Description: An old windmill in the village of Thurlaston.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/31/2008 2:01:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM4B27
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
Views: 24

Long Description:
This windmill no longer has sails and is now converted into accommodation. It used to be for grinding flour. It stands within the farm grounds along Church Lane.

Introduction: Thurlaston. Windmill

From the Windows on Warwickshire website:
'Date: 1902

Description: Thurlaston windmill. 1902

Red brick tower (tarred) with marked batter and conical black roof, built in 1794. Tall, about 60ft (c.18m), 5 storey. Had 2 pairs stones, staging, dome cap, fantail & 4 sails (2 common, 2 shuttered) which came down in 1925. Also 2 pairs stones ground floor worked by steam engine to 1919. Ceased milling c.1924. Converted to house in the early 1970s.'
Date of Manufacture: 1/1/1794

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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