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windmill st-Peters-Jersey - channel islands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44
N 49° 14.039 W 002° 11.009
30U E 559441 N 5453787
Quick Description: Beautiful old windmill in st-Peters-Jersey.
Location: Jersey
Date Posted: 7/26/2009 1:11:09 AM
Waymark Code: WM6W05
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
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Long Description:
In the English Channel wind is never in short supply.
For centuries islanders who were not near a stream, that could be used to power a watermill, built windmills.
Their primary purpose was to grind corn, but some were used to grind malt and later to make sugar from cane .However the combination of large stones grinding and dry raw materials was a constant fire hazard and only a few survived.
The windmill pictured above is in the parish of St. Peter and has been restored to its original glory.
Now it's jewelery showroom.

Purpose: Milling

Is This Windmill Functional?: No

Date of Manufacture: Not listed

Open to the public: Not Listed

Windmill Farm: Not Listed

Cost: Not Listed

Museum on Site: Not Listed

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