De Korenbloem, Vriescheloo

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De Korenbloem
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De Korenbloem in 2008
Origin
Mill nameDe Korenbloem
(English: The Cornflower)
Mill locationWedderweg 25A
Vriescheloo, Netherlands
Coordinates53°4′5″N 7°6′44″E / 53.06806°N 7.11222°E / 53.06806; 7.11222Coordinates: 53°4′5″N 7°6′44″E / 53.06806°N 7.11222°E / 53.06806; 7.11222
Year built1895
Information
PurposeGrist mill
TypeSmock mill

De Korenbloem (Dutch pronunciation: [də ˈkoːrənblum]; English: The Cornflower) is a 19th-century smock mill in the village of Vriescheloo in the Netherlands.[1]

Location[edit]

De Korenbloem is located at the Wedderweg in the village of Vriescheloo in the east of the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands.[1]

History[edit]

De Korenbloem was built as a grist mill in 1895.[1] An electric motor was installed in 1947.[1] It has been a national heritage site since 1972.[2] The windmill was restored in 1973.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "De Korenbloem, Vriescheloo" (in Dutch), Nederlandse Molendatabase. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Monumentnummer: 8924 De Korenbloem" (in Dutch), Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed. Retrieved 5 April 2017.

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