Geograph photo archive

The Geograph Britain and Ireland project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland. As such, since windmills are a distincive landmark wherever they occur, it's currently the best archive of accurately geolocated current photos of of UK windmills (and it's not a bad resource for photos of watermills either!)

As a few examples:

The most recent submissions for "windmill" are:
Geograph images are licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike licence.

There are also other associated Geograph sites for

News item: Kilvey Hill windmill (12/6/11)
News item: BBC Domesday Reloaded (24/5/11)
News item: More Geograph blogging of mill trips by Ashley Dace (17/5/11)
News item: Another Geograph mill recoding trip (2/2/11)
News item: Geograph Blog entry: Two Mills and Local Churches (7/1/11)
News item: New windmill based on Chesterton (9/9/10)
News item: Geograph for the Channel Islands (14/8/10)
News item: The "lost" windmill of Forthampton (23/1/10)
News item: Geograph photo archive now accepting larger images (14/1/10)
News item: Sails for Impington mill hauled into place (10/9/07)
News item: Wicken windmills on Mills Weekend (13/5/07)
News item: Maintenance work at Windmill Hill, Swindon (3/1/07)
News item: Rebuilding the Snaefell Wheel, Laxey (31/8/05)
News item: Geograph website has a good number of wind and watermill images (10/8/05)

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