Post windmill, Chrosno
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An example of typical wooden architecture of the region. The structure is used for economic purposes.

History

The windmill was built in the 19th century.

Description

The windmill is located in the middle of a small plot of land situated to the North from the residential buildings of the village of Chrosno. It is a wooden structure, on a rectangular floor plan, placed on the so called stand supported by the foundation made of fieldstones. Transom walls, concealed by pine wooden boards from the outside in a vertical layout. Gable roof with a clipped gable from the side of the vanes, covered with overlapping boards positioned horizontally. Beam ceilings, floors with a board cladding. The original fittings are partially preserved - driving mechanism with the structure of millstones and wooden equipment.

Limited access to the historic building. Private property - the structure can be viewed from the outside.

Compiled by Kamila Witkowska, National Heritage Board of Poland Regional Branch in Toruń, 15.07.2014.

Bibliography

  • Record sheet of architecture and construction historic buildings, October 2006.

General information

  • Type: windmill
  • Chronology: XIX w.
  • Form of protection: register of monuments
  • Address: Chrosno
  • Location: Voivodeship kujawsko-pomorskie, district inowrocławski, commune Kruszwica - obszar wiejski
  • Source: National Heritage Board of Poland

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