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Pitstone Mill

By darrenackers
Pitstone Windmill stands in the north east corner of a large field near the parish boundary of Ivinghoe and Pitstone in Buckinghamshire. It is thought to have been first built circa 1627 as this date is carved on part of the framework. This is the earliest date to be found on any windmill in the British Isles. It should be remembered that such a structure would have had to have frequent repairs made to it, so it is quite possible the mill predates 1627.

Details: HDR 1/3 sec, 1.3 sec, 5 sec at f/16, ISO 100
Processing: Three images merged together in Photomatix Pro. Tweaked the basic settings very slightly.

Tags: Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: PaulHolloway, dogsdinner, Imagephotographics and 16 more

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24 Oct 2009 11:49AM
Wonderful image - well taken !

maryg 13 66 18 Scotland
24 Oct 2009 1:54PM
Interesting write up of a very attractive Mill. very well composed and captured
Iain_Proudfoot 15 40 2 Ireland
24 Oct 2009 5:35PM
An excellent lanscape of this smashing windmill.

Regards, Iain.
fraser 18 631 14 Scotland
24 Oct 2009 7:05PM
Like the use of the subtle colours and the composition.
chrisco 16 59 3 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2010 9:48AM
Lovely shot

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