Närpio Mill, Närpio

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

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This composite mill has a smock mill base with a hollow post mill body on top of it. There are no sails or tailpole shown on the picture, but from the spacing of the windows there were evidently two floors in the lower portion.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Composite mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11877
Location Närpio, South Bothnia
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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