Smock Mill, Tapani Farm

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

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The mill here had vertical boarding throughout. An interior photograph shows the hopper and a covered shoe suspended from above by a wooden rod over a pair of stones, so that both hopper and show were moved by the quant which is wood-cased above the shoe.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11855
Location Katinhäntä, Laitila, Varsinais Suomi
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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