Posted by: ourtravelingcircus | July 1, 2010

The old mill

We can see the side of this mill from the back balcony of the house. From that view, it’s nothing special. I’d never given it a second look before Tim discovered it on a walk with Lizzie the other day and insisted we all go see it. It was a little embarrassing to do so because the huge house next to it is a bed and breakfast and there were half a dozen people out on the various porches, talking. And watching us. So we didn’t stay long, and I felt funny about taking pictures, but I went back over tonight and nobody was out.

Interesting things have happened here–you can just feel it. The building dates back to 1606.

I don’t know if it’s actually generating power still, but the wheel turns. Too bad I couldn’t get a close up of the five garden gnomes ranged along the wall beside the wheel.

This is the bed and breakfast across the path. I wouldn’t mind staying here…….


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