Windmill technology in Flanders in the 14th & 15th centuries Part 1: part 1: external structures of early mills

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    Authors & editors

    Coutant, Yves [Author]
    Harverson, Michael (1937–2017)
    Ward, Owen

    Publisher TIMS
    Year of publication 2001

    English (main text)

    Medium Book
    SeriesBibliotheca Molinologica
    No. in series14

    Energy & power > Development of technology
    Energy & power > Wind power
    Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > Benelux


    Scope & contentA study of the structure and development of Flemish windmills before 1500. Begins with the origins of the Flemish windmill and evidence of early mills in Europe. Includes a detailed study of two tower mills with rotating caps which were in use towards the end of the 14th century. Describes the construction and layout of post mills and tower mills.

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