Hollow-Post Mill, Uusikaupunki

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

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This mill has a cubical body with a pyramidal roof crowned by a spiked finial and slightly tapering octagonal stone chamber. There is a single almost horizontal tailpole and the sails are equal and straight-sided tapering outwards. The mill is painted Falun red.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Hollow-post mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11876
Location Uusikaupunki, Savo, Varsinais Suomi
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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