Windmill, Thames Head

A wind-powered canal pumping mill/wheel in the historic county of Gloucestershire, England.

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The windmill was used to pump water for the Thames and Severn canal, which opened in 1789. The windmill had a slim structure, with six sails.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Wind engine
Mill function Canal pumping mill/wheel
Archive ID 13535
Location Thames Head, Kemble
Historic county Gloucestershire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR ST 990 985
Latitude/longitude 51.68516519, -2.01661347




  • Gregory, Roy, The Industrial Windmill in Britain (Phillimore, 2005) p 138


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