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This 4-storey brick tower mill built in 1817, last worked by wind in 1942, restored in 1967, with three pairs of millstones and three working oat crushers. Cap and sweeps now turn to wind. Guided tours. Museum of milling including interactive exhibits.

 

They are planning there Open Days for 2024 (summary below).  Due to the state of the supporting timbers within the brick tower their unable to allow the public up the three flights of stairs but they can enter their comprehensive milling museum, walk around the mill outside and have hot drinks and cakes inside the cafe.

 

Sunday May 12th National Mills Day 11:00 to 16:00

Sunday June Open to the public 11:00 to 15:00

Sunday July 7th Stationary engines 11:00 to 15:00

Sunday July 28th Con Brio - music 14:00 to 17:00

Sunday August 11th Fun Dog Show Our busiest Sunday! 12:00 to 16:00 

Sunday September 1st Heritage Day 11:00 to 16:00

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Polegate Windmill

Type:Windmill

Park Croft, Willingdon, EAST SUSSEX, BN26 5LB

Tel: 01323 734496

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