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The Mill on the Hill 28th Oct 1954

The Windmill was erected in 1796 on the site of an earlier structure. A fixed tower mill with automatic fan wheel for turning the unusual cap into the wind.  When advertised for sale in 1860 it contained two pairs of mill stones; one French, one Grey. Subsequent owners were Mr C. Walker, Robert Dobson Snr, Robert Dobson Jnr, Mr Wilkinson; and taken over by Eric Stonehouse of Wakefield. Today it still stands but not as a windmill.

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