3213 views at 18/12/2014
A digital painting of ‘The Sun Sets on Times Gone By in Norfolk’ showing the sun setting on the age of windpower.
Photomanipulation by Whistler’s Rainbow in DAP plus Gimp.
I used to live in this village, running the village pub (The Nelson Head) and took dozens of photographs of the windmill during this time.
Information from English Heritage
Horsey Drainage Mill 16.4.55 (formerly listed as Horsey Draining Pump) II* Draining windpump. Mid C19, rebuilt 1897 and 1912 (by Dan England), restored 1961. Tapering brick tower and weatherboarded timber boat-shaped cap. 4 storeys. Segmental-headed double doors to north. Casement under segmental arch to second floor. Square-headed ground floor window to south. Similar windows to ground and first floors of east side and to top floor of west side. Cap with fan cradle, 8-vaned fantail, petticoat and 4 stocks and sails. Interior. Upright shaft, spur wheel, pitwheel and scoop wheel shaft to ground floor. (External scoop wheel replaced with engine in attached outbuilding.) Windshaft, brakewheel and wallower in cap.