Suffolk Windmills, written by Brian Flint, was originally published in 1970. Now republished in a new paperback edition and priced at £12.99

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Mill ID Number 6269
Mill Name : Mills in the Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, East Bridge windpump
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New Address : Stowmarket
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County : SUFFOLK
Country : uk
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Grid Ref : TM 045 581. OS Sheet 155
Description : Entrance to the Museum is in the centre of Stowmarket, opposite ASDA, signposted from A14.
Built in the mid-19th century, this was one of four smock windpumps, which drained Minsmere Level, near Leiston. It collapsed in 1977 was rescued by Suffolk Mills Group volunteers. It has patent sails with a 44-ft span and a 3-shaft pump.
A 70-acre museum site with displays of domestic life, agriculture and industry. Special events.
Cafe and gift shop.
Opening times : April to October, Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 17.00, Sundays 11.00 – 17.00.
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Contact Name : Museum of East Anglian Life
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Contact Tel : 01449, 612229. Fax: 01449 672307
Last modified : 24/04/2001 12:12:00 By Jim Woodward-Nutt - 24/04/2001 12:12:00

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