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Polegate Windmill

Grid reference: TQ 582 041
OS sheet: 199
Postcode: BN26 5LB
West of A2271, at Park Croft, Polegate. 4 miles north of Eastbourne, mile south of junction with A27.

A 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.

Opening times 2017
Easter to October, Sundays & bank holidays, also Wednesdays in August, 14.00-17.00. Other times by appointment.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Sunday only, 11.00-17.00.

Lawrence Stevens, tel. 01323 734496.
Parties: Frances Muncey, tel. 01323 644727.

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