Maud Foster Mill, Willoughby Road, Boston, Lincolnshire: the five-sailer tower mill with ogee cap
|Architect/Designer||Norman & Smithson|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/ENG/1009 (ES3466)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Windmills ; Brickwork ; Mills ; Canals|
NOTES: Built for Thomas and Isaac Reckitt in 1819 by the Hull millwrights Norman & Smithson, this windmill ground corn that was brought in by barge along the Maud Foster Sluice, built by John Rennie in 1807. It was a working mill until it was closed in 1942. The windmill was preserved as a landmark in 1953.
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