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Whissendine Windmill 30/9/09: shades (or shutters) open therefore not running 

shades closed therefore running 

front door 

The miller’s mother, Ruth with Traditional Cornmillers Guild plate 

main ’reel’ flour dresser in use, with panel removed to show drum spinning covered with fine wire mesh on 1st ’meal’ floor 

stone governor at rest on 2nd floor 

sack hoist trap door on stone floor with sack control string next to chain 

toggle control for the sack hoist 
 
Nigel Moon, the miller checking the running stones on 3rd ’stones’ floor 

French Burr stone set, this one driven from below 

stone nut stripped 

French Burr stone set running with spur in front 

Nigel showing how end of bell alarm system is placed in hopper 
 
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