Composite Mill, Punkalaidun

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

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The mill appears to consist of two octagonal chambers, of which the upper one is slightly smaller than the lower which contained the stones, and both are of interlocking poles, shown in the photograph but not the drawing; they were used as props to the ground.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Composite mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11879
Location Punkalaidun, Satakunta
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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