The Geograph website has this year already helped rediscover an otherwise forgotten remaining windmill at Forthampton. Now, via a photo titled New windmill below Green Acres it has brought a newly built (mock) windmill to my attention. This building, in the extensive grounds of a house called Green Acres in Lapworth, Warwickshire, appears to be based on the nearby full sized mill at Chesterton.
Using the historical imagery feature in Google Earth, it looks as if this building was constructed in around 2007 - where a hexagonal (presumably) metal framework can be seen. The building looks to be about 6 metres in diameter, which is quite substantial given that the original mill at Chesterton is itself just under 8 metres diameter.
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