Eyes on Vintage

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Chesterton Windmill

Chesterton Windmill with man posing outside. c.1930s. Unique stone tower built for Sir Edward Peyto, ('EP 1632' on cap).Major restorations 1776 and 1860. Ceased work 1910. Sails repaired and altered 1930 and later.. Restored 1965-71 by Warwick County Council, Department for the Environment and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and others under the direction of D. Ogden.
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