Hollow-Post Mill, Hammarland

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

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There was a chicken-hawk mill here with a vertically boarded body of about the same proportions as those of an English post mill. It was mounted on a large rectangular building of interlocked construction which housed a saw and had openings at each end to pass the timber through.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Hollow-post mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11869
Location Hammarland, Åland
Country Finland



  • Wailes, Rex, & Auvo Hirsjärvi, "Finnish Mills Part III: Hollow Post Mills", (Transactions of the Newcomen Society, 44, 1971-1972, pp.99-118)


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