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


The windmill was erected in 1803.


The windmill is located in the middle of a small plot of land situated to the East from the residential buildings of the village of Ostrowo. 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 wood shingles. Wooden, raftered roof truss. Beam ceilings, floors with a board cladding. The original fittings were preserved - driving mechanism with the structure of millstones and wooden equipment. On the beam of the ceiling of the first storey there is an inscription in German with a date of construction and name of the constructor.

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, 11.08.2014.


  • Record sheet of architecture and construction historic buildings, September 1994.

General information

  • Type: windmill
  • Chronology: 1803 r.
  • Form of protection: register of monuments
  • Address: Ostrowo
  • Location: Voivodeship kujawsko-pomorskie, district mogileński, commune Strzelno - obszar wiejski
  • Source: National Heritage Board of Poland


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