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Horsey Drainage Mill, Norfolk Broads circa 19th century on black

Dennis Melling

Drobeta Turnu Severin, Romania

Artist's Description

My vector drawing of Horsey Drainage Windmill, in the Norfolk Broads. At one time I lived in the village of Horsey and ran the village pub – The Nelson Head – a moment in time.
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‘Black with a Hint of Colour’
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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