Burton Dassett. Windmill

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Date:1890 - 1899 (c.)

Description:Windmill at Burton Dassett, showing the canvas sails. 1890s

Mill built here 1664, possibly this one. Ceased work c.1912. Restored by Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (S.P.A.B.) with public support 1933-34. Blown down in storm 26th July 1946.

Open trestle, 4 common sails, ladder, tailpole and doorway with hooded porch.

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Donor ref:CTY,2/4; PH450 img: 452 (3/456)

Source: Heritage and Culture Warwickshire, Warwickshire County Council

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