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

History

The windmill was erected in 1803.

Description

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.

Bibliography

  • 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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