Friday, 13 February 2009

Bembridge Windmill



This is the Islands only surviving wind mill, built around 1700 and painted by JMW Turner in 1795 it was a working mill up to 1913 and was owned by the same family for most of that time. It is now owned by the National Trust, inside it still has all its working wooden machinery.
wilky


3 comments:

snaphappee said...

That is a great photo! I love how you share history with your photos! Thank you for the virtual tour!

(BTW, you were mentioned in my blog today!)

Tess said...

Wow! Very nice! Love the blue sky, too. :)

Eric L said...

Great shot Wilky, lot of neat history there