Maud Foster Milll, Willoughby Road, Boston, Lincolnshire: the five-sailer tower mill with ogee cap

RIBApix ref no RIBA49963
Architect/DesignerNorman & Smithson
Artist/PhotographerLambert, Sam (1927-1981)
CountryUK: England
CityBoston
Subject Date1819
Image Date1968
ViewExterior
StyleGeorgian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP152/178 (Lambert 68654/52)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built for Thomas and Isaac Reckitt in 1819 by the Hull millwrights Norman & Smithson, this windmill ground corn that was brought in by barge along the Maud Foster Sluice, built by John Rennie in 1807. It was a working mill until it was closed in 1942. The windmill was preserved as a landmark in 1953.

Subject tags

brickwork, canals, mills, windmills