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Keith c mace.

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The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« on: December 01, 2018, 01:45:47 PM »
Who remembers the old windmill (now demolished)near to Yardley Wood?

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Re: The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2018, 01:57:08 PM »

hi keith im not sure but I think this is the one

ill clean it up and see if I can put some life in to it roy


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Keith c mace.

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Re: The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2018, 02:00:16 PM »
Yes,that looks like it although the sails were long gone in the fifties.

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Re: The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2018, 02:34:46 PM »

just a quick tart up with a tad of colour



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Re: The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2018, 02:41:05 PM »
You've cleaned that up nicely----I think that I can now see myself hiding in the bushes..ha ha.

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Re: The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2018, 03:24:42 PM »
Funny thing I've just been past the site of the old Windmill still popular with a few ducks
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Re: The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2018, 03:26:51 PM »

I can see you keith you have just come out from behind that bush what was you doing



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Re: The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2018, 03:28:58 PM »
Probably playing the wag from school.

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Re: The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2018, 04:10:30 PM »
In the 50's before they built all those houses on Priory Road there was still some of the old windmill still standing, we used to get I think it wa the 13 bus to the terminus and make our way on foot the rest of the way. We used to change into our trunks in the ruins and have a great time swimming in the mill pool.
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Re: The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2018, 04:22:42 PM »

After the mill was pulled down the hill was reduced by a grader,then houses were built.


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Re: The old windmill at Windmill Road.
« Reply #10 on: December 02, 2018, 02:44:23 PM »
After the mill had been demolished we rode our motorcycles(A Matchless & a BSA)on the frozen mill pool below where the mill once stood.---Probably around 1960/1961....KC.