Great Gransden Post Mill - Cambridgeshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 10.992 W 000° 08.006
30U E 695966 N 5785288
Quick Description: A superb old post mill hidden away in Great Gransden village.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/24/2008 12:57:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM5128
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
Views: 7

Long Description:
Located at the junction of Mill Road and Primrose Hill this windmill has been lovingly restored. It is scheduled as an Ancient Monument and was built during the 17th century. There is a date carved onto a minor beam reading 1614.

The mill was last used for grinding flour in 1911 and was then restored in 1982-3 by R Thompson and Son, Millwrights of Alford, Lincolnshire.
Date of Manufacture: 1/1/1614

Purpose: Milling

Open to the public: yes

Is This Windmill Functional?: No

Windmill Farm: no

Museum on Site: no

Cost: Not Listed

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Norfolk12 visited Great Gransden Post Mill - Cambridgeshire, UK 8/3/2011 Norfolk12 visited it