Horsey Drainage Mill, Norfolk Broads circa 19th century by Dennis Melling
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My vector drawing (no auto trace/copy) of Horsey Windmill in the Norfolk Broads – the sky is a digital painting.
At one time I lived in the village of Horsey and ran the village pub – The Nelson Head.
Information from English Heritage
Horsey Drainage Mill. Mid 19th century, 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.

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past, rural, rustic, red sky, time, windpower, landscape, vector, red, windmill, windpump, norfolk, england, norfolk broads, nelson head, drainage pump

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  • Dennis Melling
    Dennis Mellingabout 2 years ago


  • Vitta
    Vittaabout 2 years ago

    Excellent work!!!

  • Many thanks Vitta :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Moonlake
    Moonlakeabout 2 years ago

    Fabulous image love the blended reds really nicely done :)

  • Many thanks :)
    I lived only 200m from the windmill and the Norfolk skies were truly awesome :):)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Moonlake
    Moonlakeabout 2 years ago

  • Wow – thank you very much :):)
    I haven’t finished with the windmill yet :0
    Best wishes

    – Dennis Melling

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