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Lacey Green Windmill, Lacey Green

A wind-powered corn mill in the historic county of Buckinghamshire, England.

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An important smock mill that has been restored. It was removed from Chesham in 1821, having originally been built c1650, and is said to be the oldest smock mill in England. Having become derelict, it underwent restoration by the Chiltern Society in the 1970s. Before that it was used for corn milling and operated with four patent sails. The gearing was entirely of wood. The mill is Grade II* Listed.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 1695
Location Lacey Green
Historic county Buckinghamshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 81917 00781
Latitude/longitude 51.69961800, -0.81621529

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  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman
  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman
  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman
  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman
  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman
  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman
  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman
  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman
  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman
  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman

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Sara & Oscar Jarman, May 2016, January 2017

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