Fort Green Mill, Aldeburgh
The mill c. 1900 (top) and in 2007 (bottom)
|Mill name||Fort Green Mill|
|No. of sails||Four sails|
|Type of sails||Patent sails|
|Fantail blades||Six blades|
|No. of pairs of millstones||Two pairs|
Fort Green Mill was built in 1824. It was converted into a house in 1902.
Fort Green Mill is a four storey tower mill. It had four patent sails and the domed cap was winded by a fantail. It had two pairs of millstones. A photograph of the working mill (above) shows that the sails were double patents carried on a cast iron windshaft and the fantail had six blades.
- Windmill World webpage on Fort Green Mill.