Tower mill, Hornsea Brickworks

A wind-powered quarry mill/wheel in the historic county of Yorkshire, England.

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Built in 1865 by J A Woods. He opened the brickworks at the site and used the windmill to provide the power to pump water out of the pit and to power a tramway incline. The mill was a brick tower mill, with five sails and a fantail. The mill provided energy for around forty years before being replaced by steam.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Tower mill
Mill function Quarry mill/wheel
Archive ID 1927
Location Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire
Historic county Yorkshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TA 2013 4645
Latitude/longitude 53.90032000, -0.17315100




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