Windmill, Poole

A wind-powered rope mill in the historic county of Dorset, England.

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Mill was built around 1791, and operated until 1840. The mill was built by Mr Lawrence Tullock, who established a twine spinning business in Poole in 1784, for the purpose of bawling hemp.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function Rope mill
Archive ID 13517
Location West Butts, Poole
Historic county Dorset
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SZ 008 907
Latitude/longitude 50.71678376, -1.98955673



  • Dorset Windmills
  • Gregory, Roy, The Industrial Windmill in Britain (Phillimore, 2005) p 137
  • Hillier, John, A Portfolio of Old Poole (Poole Historical Trust, 1983) p 100


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