Cockfield Windmill facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCockfield Mill
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|Mill name||Cockfield Mill|
|Mill location||TL 904 539|
|No. of sails||Four Sails|
|Type of sails||Patent sails|
|No. of pairs of millstones||Two pairs|
Cockfield Mill was erected in 1891 by Brewer & Sillitoe, the Long Melford millwrights. It replaced Pepper Mill, an earlier tower mill on the site. It ceased work in 1900. The cap was removed c1918 and the mill was used for many years as a store. The empty tower has been converted to residential accommodation.
Cockfield Mill is a four storey tower mill. It had a domed cap winded by a fantail. The four Patent sails drove two pairs of millstones.
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