Lepaa Mill, Tyrväntö

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

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This mill stands in the State Gardeners' School. It has small sham common sails and is completely gutted except for the windshaft. Both tower and cap are shingled and painted Falun red. The windshaft has granite neck and tail bearings, but the neck and tail journals do not appear to be authentic. The live curb is 11 ft. 10 in. diameter and the gambrel cap 17 ft. 4 in. in both directions. The tower is 46 ft. high and 21 ft. across the ground floor.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11830
Location Tyrväntö, Häme
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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