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RE: Yardley Wood windmill
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Bild entfernt (keine Rechte)Does anyone know anything about a windmill in Yardley Wod? I don't know anything about the Windmill but this is a picture of it.
There was also a wooden postmill nearby, Bach Mill, which stood at Windmill Road. This, too, may have belonged to the priory. By 1644 it had been replaced by a brick windmill in Coton Grove which continued to grind corn until c1890. Its buildings were demolished for housing development in This from this site. 1957.http://api.viglink.com/api/click?format=..._13882649768317
For some years as a young lad I played around the wind mill until in the mid 50's when I watched (from the mill pond) as they dynamited it, as you can imagine as lads we thought the explosion was fantastic.
As for the location, I assumed it to be in Shirley, I was never sure.