Hollow-Post Mill, Porvoo Rural

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

See related images and documents.
See images only.

The mill had a tall narrow body of medium size and a gambrel roof; it stood well above the stone chamber below exposing the square hollow post. The body was obviously framed and horizontally boarded, while the stone chamber was of interlockied construction with a boarded roof.

Full details

Power source Wind
Mill type Hollow-post mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11875
Location Porvoo Rural, Uusimaa, Savo
Country Finland



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


Missing information? Click here to tell us about this mill.