Sibsey's landmark windmill damaged during high winds

Sibsey Trader Mill has suffered severe damage and faces a major loss of income following the high winds on Thursday morning, The Standard has been told.
A miller at the Grade One listed landmark said that strong winds caused the fan tail to break free and spin 'so fast it disintegrated and bits have been found in fields 300 yards away'.
They said that although the mill looks okay, internally there has been serious damage.
"Tie rods have snapped as the fierce winds lifted the whole tip of the mill up at an angle, nearly tipping the six sails and the cap off the top of the 74ft brick... read more

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