Rayleigh windmill, Essex


Rayleigh #2709

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tower
Signboard says:
Rayleigh Town Council
Heritage Scheme
Tower Mill
Erected 1809 on the outer bailey of Castle Mount. The last [of] 5 mills serving the town and at 68ft the highest in Essex. Milling for 150 years, first by wind, then steam, diesel and electricity. Sailes removed 1906 as Arthur Crabb, miller was unable top operate a 24 hour day. Static sail unit introduced in 1974. Sometimes called smock mill due to loading skirt. The ground floor now used as a small museum

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The Windmill, Rayleigh [2011-12-26] - HD

Len Williams

A glimpse of the Mill [2010-10-25] - HD

terry joyce

Rayleigh Windmill taken from the Holy Trinity Church Tower [2008-08-25]

Peter Rowlinson

The windmill at Rayleigh [2007-02-16]

Peter Rowlinson

Rayleigh Windmill [2007-11-11]

Peter Rowlinson

Two Windmills [2007-10-15]

terry joyce

Rayleigh Windmill [2006-07-22]

terry joyce

Aerial view of Rayleigh Conservative Club [1981-00-00]

Peter Rowlinson

Rayleigh - Windmill from Mill Hall car park [2006-07-30]

John Myers

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News item: Rayleigh windmill - Council subcommittee report (23/2/05)
News item: Works starts on Rayleigh Windmill (1/2/05)
News item: Rayleigh windmill to share in Thames Gateway money (13/11/04)
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