Vorå Mill, Vorå

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

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Also called Vöyri Mill.

It had four sails, braced twin tailpoles of very light section, a hexagonal cap with no petticoat, and a shingle tower with shutters protected with permanent drip boards. It stood on an usually bare rocky site.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11824
Location Vorå, South Bothnia
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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