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Since ancient times, man has harnessed the power of the wind to provide assistance in various tasks. Grain milling, water pumping, threshing, and sawmills were common, as well as a means to provide electricity in more modern times. A good resource for widmill history and design can be found at:
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Image for Chesterton Windmillview gallery

NENE54.6 km

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WindmillsChesterton Windmill

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A windmill who's design is attributed to Inigo JOnes

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Morn Hyland

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/15/2008

last visited: 2/23/2003

Image for Napton Windmill - Hollow Way, Napton on the Hill, Warwickshire, UKview gallery

NENE64.2 km

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WindmillsNapton Windmill - Hollow Way, Napton on the Hill, Warwickshire, UK

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This attractive windmill stands on Napton Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/13/2009

last visited: never

Image for Brill Windmill, Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

EE70.8 km

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WindmillsBrill Windmill, Buckinghamshire, UK

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This late 17th century windmill is of the oldest of the dozen or so "post mills" remaining in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2013

last visited: 9/30/2017

Image for Thurlaston Windmill - Warwickshire UKview gallery

NENE71.3 km

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WindmillsThurlaston Windmill - Warwickshire UK

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An old windmill in the village of Thurlaston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/31/2008

last visited: 3/16/2014

Image for Blakesley Windmill - Quinbury End, Blakesley, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

NENE73.1 km

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WindmillsBlakesley Windmill - Quinbury End, Blakesley, Northamptonshire, UK

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This old windmill stands in the Northamptonshire countryside.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2009

last visited: never

Image for Braunston Mill - Braunston, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

NENE73.4 km

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WindmillsBraunston Mill - Braunston, Northamptonshire, UK

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This popular windmill stands near the canal in Braunston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/14/2008

last visited: 1/17/2017

Image for Newnham Windmill - Nr Daventry, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

NENE73.7 km

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WindmillsNewnham Windmill - Nr Daventry, Northamptonshire, UK

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A preserved windmill standing high above the town of Daventry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/19/2011

last visited: never

Image for Silverstone Windmill - Windmill Farm, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

EE75.8 km

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WindmillsSilverstone Windmill - Windmill Farm, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, UK

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This old windmill is in the village of Silverstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2009

last visited: never

Image for Barby Mill - Longdown Lane, Barby, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

NENE75.8 km

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WindmillsBarby Mill - Longdown Lane, Barby, Northamptonshire, UK

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This tower mill stands on the edge of the village of Barby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/1/2009

last visited: 8/13/2010

Image for Quainton Windmill - Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

EE79.8 km

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WindmillsQuainton Windmill - Buckinghamshire, UK

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This magnificent windmill is located in the historic village of Quainton, Buckinghamshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/16/2008

last visited: 5/11/2013

Image for Ullesthorpe Mill - Ullesthorpe, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE86.1 km

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WindmillsUllesthorpe Mill - Ullesthorpe, Leicestershire

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Ullesthorpe Mill (also known as Ullesthorpe Subscription Windmill) is a disused tower mill, built in 1800 at Ullesthorpe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/20/2015

last visited: 4/6/2017

Image for Madeley Windmill - Madeley, Telford, Shropshireview gallery

NN86.7 km

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WindmillsMadeley Windmill - Madeley, Telford, Shropshire

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The Madeley Windmill is located just off the Silkin Way Path, in Madeley, Telford, Shropshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCMTWood

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 9/1/2018

Image for The Milestone PH -Hinkley- Leicestershireview gallery

NENE86.9 km

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WindmillsThe Milestone PH -Hinkley- Leicestershire

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A Themed Public House on the Corner of this Retail Park, in Hinkley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 11/18/2009

last visited: 9/8/2016

Image for Winwick Wind Farm - Winwick, Northamptonshireview gallery

NENE87.1 km

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WindmillsWinwick Wind Farm - Winwick, Northamptonshire

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Winwick wind farm, a collection of 6 electricity generating turbines located between the villages of Cold Ashby and Winwick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/28/2019

last visited: never

Image for Lacey Green Windmill, Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

EE89.5 km

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WindmillsLacey Green Windmill, Buckinghamshire, UK

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Dating from around 1650 this is the oldest "smock mill" in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2013

last visited: never

Image for New Bradwell - Milton Keynesview gallery

EE90 km

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WindmillsNew Bradwell - Milton Keynes

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A grade 11 listed restored windmill in New Bradwell Milton Keynes

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2008

last visited: never

Image for Wendover Windmill, Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

EE92.9 km

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WindmillsWendover Windmill, Buckinghamshire, UK

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A late 18th/early 19th century windmill that was converted to steam power in the late 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2013

last visited: never

Image for Caldecotte Arms Windmill, Milton Keynes, UKview gallery

EE94.8 km

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WindmillsCaldecotte Arms Windmill, Milton Keynes, UK

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This purpose-built windmill was constructed in 1992, it is in the style of a tithe barn with a windmill made with authentic parts from Holland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2007

last visited: 10/25/2015

Image for Hough Mill - Swannington, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE105.6 km

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WindmillsHough Mill - Swannington, Leicestershire

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Hough Mill - An Early 19th Century Tower Mill near Swannington, Leicestershire

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2016

last visited: 7/20/2017

Image for Finedon Windmill - Station Road, Finedon, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

NENE108.1 km

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WindmillsFinedon Windmill - Station Road, Finedon, Northamptonshire, UK

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This old windmill stands near the new windmill farm in Finedon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/17/2009

last visited: never

Image for Fenney Spring Windmill, Shepshed, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE108.8 km

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WindmillsFenney Spring Windmill, Shepshed, Leicestershire

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A tower windmill near Shepshed, Leicestershire

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/26/2013

last visited: 9/20/2018

Image for Meir Heath Windmill - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.view gallery

NN117.8 km

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WindmillsMeir Heath Windmill - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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The Meir Heath Windmill is located in the car park of the Windmill pub on Hilderstone Road in Meir Heath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/4/2017

last visited: 1/31/2019

Image for Whissendine Windmill - Whissendine, Rutlandview gallery

NENE126.8 km

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WindmillsWhissendine Windmill - Whissendine, Rutland

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Whissendine mill, one of England’s few remaining fully operational nineteenth-century windmills. The mill has towered over the village of Whissendine for more than 200 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/5/2018

last visited: never

Image for Cat and Fiddle Windmill, Dale Abbey, Derbyshire - England U.K.view gallery

NENE127.3 km

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WindmillsCat and Fiddle Windmill, Dale Abbey, Derbyshire - England U.K.

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Nice traditional restored windmill in grounds of Private House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoRams

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/24/2006

last visited: 8/11/2013

Image for Tower Mill - Long Clawson, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE130.4 km

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WindmillsTower Mill - Long Clawson, Leicestershire

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Long Clawson windmill showing the characteristic Lincolnshire-style cap (white painted ogee-shape)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: never

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