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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 Clifton Observatory - Litfield Road, Bristol, UKview gallery

NWNW72.9 km

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WindmillsClifton Observatory - Litfield Road, Bristol, UK

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Clifton Observatory is a former windmill, now used as an observatory, located on Clifton Down, close to the Clifton Suspension Bridge. The use of the word "observatory", in this case, refers to a viewing platform with camera obscura.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/13/2019

last visited: never

Image for Lacey Green Windmill, Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

NENE86.6 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 Brill Windmill, Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

NENE87.1 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 Wendover Windmill, Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

NENE95.3 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 Quainton Windmill - Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

NENE97.2 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 Regular Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/16/2008

last visited: 5/11/2013

Image for Hawridge  Windmill - Buck'sview gallery

NENE99.1 km

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WindmillsHawridge Windmill - Buck's

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A windmill on the hill behind the local Public House at Hawridge in Buckinghamshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2011

last visited: 5/11/2013

Image for B Sky B Wind Turbine -- B Sky B Campus, Brentford, London, UKview gallery

EE102.7 km

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WindmillsB Sky B Wind Turbine -- B Sky B Campus, Brentford, London, UK

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A sculptural wind turbine generates electricity to power the B Sky B Broadcast Cemtre near the River Thames in Brentford

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2016

last visited: 6/20/2019

Image for Pitstone Mill - Bucksview gallery

NENE106.1 km

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WindmillsPitstone Mill - Bucks

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The Mill is dated 1627 and is belived to be the oldest Post Windmill in the British Isles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 6/28/2008

last visited: never

Image for Stanbridge Mill - Mill Road, Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

NENE113.8 km

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WindmillsStanbridge Mill - Mill Road, Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, UK

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This old windmill stands in the village of Stanbridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/28/2009

last visited: 7/8/2011

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

NENE114.9 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 Regular Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2009

last visited: never

Image for Caldecotte Arms Windmill, Milton Keynes, UKview gallery

NENE117.8 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 Regular Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2007

last visited: 10/25/2015

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

NN118.8 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 Regular Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2009

last visited: never

Image for New Bradwell - Milton Keynesview gallery

NENE119.3 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 Chesterton Windmillview gallery

NN121.2 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 Hulcote Windmill - Mill Lane, Hulcote, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

NENE123.1 km

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WindmillsHulcote Windmill - Mill Lane, Hulcote, Bedfordshire, UK

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The remains of an old post mill can be seen here in Hulcote.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2010

last visited: never

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

NN124.7 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 Regular Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/13/2009

last visited: never

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

NN127.3 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 Regular Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/19/2011

last visited: never

Image for Braunston Mill - Braunston, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

NN131.3 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 Regular Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/14/2008

last visited: 1/17/2017

Image for Milton Keynes Wind Farm - Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

NENE131.8 km

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WindmillsMilton Keynes Wind Farm - Buckinghamshire, UK

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This wind farm is situated south of Newton Blossomville and to the north of the A422.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: 7/31/2010

Image for Ruined Windmill - Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

NENE132.8 km

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WindmillsRuined Windmill - Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, UK

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An old ruined windmill in the north-west of the village of Houghton Conquest.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/2/2008

last visited: 5/30/2011

Image for Thurlaston Windmill - Warwickshire UKview gallery

NN134.4 km

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WindmillsThurlaston Windmill - Warwickshire UK

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An old windmill in the village of Thurlaston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/31/2008

last visited: 3/16/2014

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

NN134.5 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 Regular Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/1/2009

last visited: 8/13/2010

Image for Shefford Mill - Shefford, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

NENE137.3 km

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WindmillsShefford Mill - Shefford, Bedfordshire, UK

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An old windmill can be seen in the fields near the River Ivel in Shefford.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/8/2012

last visited: never

Image for Stevington Windmill, Stevington, Bedfordshireview gallery

NENE137.9 km

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WindmillsStevington Windmill, Stevington, Bedfordshire

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Lone old Wooden windmill, rotates around a central pole. Charming and fascinating. Worth a visit, restored in 1951.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 5/6/2008

Image for Wooden Mill - Bridge End, Carlton, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

NENE138.6 km

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WindmillsWooden Mill - Bridge End, Carlton, Bedfordshire, UK

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Standing tall in a garden in Carlton, this attractive windmill is near the River Great Ouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: never

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