Smock Mill, Sund

A wind-powered corn mill and saw mill in Finland.

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The mill had a large wagon-roofed cap winded by a single tailpole. The tower was clad with vertical boarding.

Unbraced tailpole and vertically-boarded tower.

The mill at Sund drove a single vertical saw set in a wooden frame, had a circular penthouse cap with a low flattened roof, a deep vertically-bosrded petticoat, and was of slender proportions.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function Corn mill, Saw mill
Archive ID 11812
Location Sund, Åland
Country Finland


  • Wailes, Rex, & Auvo Hirsjärvi, "Finnish Mills Part II: Mamsel or Smock Mills", (Transactions of the Newcomen Society, 43, 1970-1971, pp.113-128)


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