Tyne and Wear HER(2697): Fulwell, Fulwell Windmill

  • Description

    "This is the most complete windmill in the region. Built in 1821 on the site of a previous mill, it remained in use until 1949 although it had lost its sails long before then. A gas engine installed c.1900 powered the stones until closure. The base of the mill is cylindrical, the large diameter set into sloping ground. The base occupies two floors and supports a tapering 4-storey tower of smaller diameter so that the base also forms a reefing stage. The base and tower, both of attractively weathered magnesian limestone...."
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  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://twsitelines.info/SMR/2697
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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