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Brill Windmill without its roof timbers and surrounded by scaffolding for restoration. Brake wheel and wind-shaft nicely displayed.
The windmill stripped down for restoration. The bricked part of the mill is actually a relatively recently addition; this is how the mill would have looked for much of its working life (with proper sails, of course).
Brill Windmill without its timbers and surrounded by scaffolding for restoration. Massive brake wheel in foreground.
The tail wheel is now fixed in position. When the mill was working this wheel would have helped the miller turn the top of the mill so the sails faced into the wind. (Photo:Ken Botting)
Carved graffiti inside the windmill. We do not know who JA is; any ideas? (Photo: Ralph Edmondson)
The steps leading up to the buck (the top part of the windmill). The tail beam is the original timber; not the iron clasps holding it together. (Photo: Ann Harrisskit Photography)
Lovely picture of a little person by a big windmill. (Photo Suki Charlton)
Close-up of the sails. Note the slight "twist" to the shape. The sails are turned manually every quarter to ensure they weather evenly; go to our Facebook page to see a video of this happening. (Photographer unknown)
The windmill on a sunny day - but not a Sunday or BH afternoon or the doors would be open for visitors. (Photographer unknown)
Tobogganing on Brill Common in December 2017. The lumps and bumps of the common were created by clay mining in 18th and 19th centuries.
Kite flying at the windmill. Tip: the best place to launch is just below the top of the hill. [Photo Victoria Timms]
Brill Community Herd heading for their hay rack in December 2017. (Photo: Jo Stenning)
Brill Windmill and car lights. (Photo Calt Blake)
Dramatic starlit shot. The mill is floodlit every night; our thanks to The Pheasant Pub in Brill for paying the electricity bill. (Photo: George Blair http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/artists/georgeblair)
Thanks to its position on a west-facing hill, Brill Windmill is in almost nightly demand for a photo call! (Photo: Lesley Murray)
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