Stansfield Windmill facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsStansfield Mill
The mill in 2006
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|Mill location||TL 785 528|
|No. of sails||Four Sails|
|Type of sails||Patent sails|
|No. of pairs of millstones||Two pairs|
Stansfield Mill was built in 1840, replacing an earlier post mill. The millwright who built the mill is probably William Bear of Sudbury. It is not recorded when the mill ceased work, but the cap was removed in 1922 and the mill subsequently became derelict.
Stansfield Mill is a five-storey tower mill. It had a dome shaped cap winded by a fantail. There were four Patent sails. The machinery is of wood, including the clasp arm great spur wheel. The mill drove two pairs of millstones.
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