Fenny Compton. Post windmill

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Date:1880 - 1895 (c.)

Description:The Post Mill which stood on Mill Hill, above Fenny Compton.

Built in the 18th century, possibly older. Tarred, open trestle, 4 common sails, ladder, tailpole and 2 pairs stones. It collapsed when the main post snapped in a gale 24th March 1895.

There was another post mill further from the church, which was built by 1655 and demolished inthe 1820s.

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Source: Heritage and Culture Warwickshire, Warwickshire County Council

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