Lound Windmill

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Lound Mill
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Lound Mill
Origin
Mill location TG 498 005
52°32′41″N 1°41′07″E / 52.54472°N 1.68528°E / 52.54472; 1.68528
Operator(s) Private
Year built 1837
Information
Purpose Corn mill
Type Tower mill
Storeys Four storeys
Number of sails Four Sails
Type of sails Patent sails
Winding Fantail
Number of pairs of millstones Three pairs

Lound Mill is a tower mill at Lound, Suffolk, England which has been converted to residential accommodation.

History[edit]

Lound Mill was built in 1837 by Robert Martin, the Beccles millwright[1] replacing an earlier post mill.[2] The mill worked by wind until 1939. The machinery was removed c1961 when the mill was converted to residential accommodation.[1]

Description[edit]

For an explanation of the various pieces of machinery, see Mill machinery.

Lound Mill is a four storey tower mill. It had a boat shaped cap with a gallery and was winded by a fantail. The four Patent sails drove three pairs of millstones.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Dolman, Peter (1978). Windmills in Suffolk. Ipswich: Suffolk Mills Group. pp. p44. ISBN 0-9506447-0-6. 
  2. ^ Flint, Brian (1979). Suffolk Windmills. Woodbridge: Boydell. pp. p43. ISBN 0-85115-112-4. 

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