Often used as the archetype of the idyllic rural home' the 'Windmill Home' (Chimni Typology 8.1.3) has to be one of the least common of the home types in the Chimni Home Typology.
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Notable Windmill Homes
The smock built King’s Mill at Shipley, West Sussex
The Black Windmill, Whitstable, Kent. The Grade II-listed black weatherboarded smock mill was built in 1814, with the rest of the house added around 100 years later.
The Black Mill Sleaford Road, Brant Broughton, Lincoln
Patcham Mill, overlooking the South Downs National Park at Brighton West Sussex. Built in 1885 by Shoreham millwright James Holloway.
The historic Cockfield Mill near Bury St Edmunds was lying derelict for years before a facelift into a holiday home by Beech Architects.
Cley Windmill at Blakeney, Norfolk - childhood home of singer James Blunt.
The ‘Jack’ and ‘Jill’ twin windmills at Clayton, in the South Downs in Sussex.
Groes Onnen Windmill, Holywell, Wales. Built in the late 18th century the Grade II listed building is a rare example of a full-height windmill.
Windmill Houses on Santorini, Greece.
A converted 'finca' or farmhouse in Ses Alqueries, Mallorca, Spain with windmill.
Dutch Windmill Flats Concept http://inhabitat.com/the-dutch-windwheel-is-not-only-an-incredible-circular-apartment-building-its-also-a-silent-wind-turbine/
Windmills In Movies, TV & The Arts
King’s Mill, Shipley, Sussex. The fictional home of TV crime solving magician’s assistant Jonathan Creek.
Cobstone Windmill at Ibstone, Bucks - the home of inventor Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
The Black Windmill. A spy drama starring Michael Caine set at the ‘Jack’ Windmill in Clayton, Sussex.
Windy Miller's House from Camberwick Green
Notable Barn Conversion Homes
Notable Non-Residential Conversions
See Also In Chimni
ChimniWiki Agricultural Conversions
ChimniWiki Chimni Home Typology
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