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Post Mill – Moulin cavier

Numerous windmills of this type existed on the top of the hills overlooking the Loire between Candes Saint Martin and Saumur. The restored hucherolle seen here is in Turquant. The millstones were in cellars hollowed out in the tufa stone below.
De nombreux moulins de ce type existaient sur les hauteurs des coteaux entre Candes Saint Martin et Saumur. La hucherolle restaurée de celui-ci est à Turquant, les meules sont situées dans les caves creusées en dessous.

2 replies on “Post Mill – Moulin cavier”

Correction: On les appelle “post mills” en anglais OU Ils s’appellent “post mills” en anglais.
Thanks, Susan, I’ll add in the information.

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