Westerveld Mill
040

Westerveld Mill - Tilligte

N 52.414766 / E 6.959803

The mill was built in 1865 and commissioned by miller Brunninkhuis. He was also a baker, a combination that was more common in the eastern Netherlands. In 1911, a petroleum engine came into use for windless periods. When a rod breaks in 1929, the switch is made to full engine grinding. In the Second World War, the wooden octagon is cut to halfway point and the remaining mill body now serves as storage space for the Brunninkhuis cattle feed company. In 1982 initiatives were taken by the Oortman Mill Foundation to restore the mill grind again. After the foundation acquired the windmill hull, the name of the foundation was changed to Windmill Foundation Lattrop-Tilligte. After the restoration, in the course of 1984, the mill was officially put back into use on December 8, 1984.

Westerveld Mill

Westerveld Mill
Frensdorferweg 13a
7634 PD Tilligte

Contact details
T: +310541352154
E: demolenstichting@home.nl

Opening hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 13:30 - 15:30
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

In November to March it is open every Saturday from 10am to 12pm. In April and October it is open every Saturday from 10am to 1pm. In May to September it is open every Wednesday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Other times are by appointment.

Reviews
No reviews were found for this pitstop.
Write a review

Did you visit this location? Help us and write a review.

Select the number of stars you award to this location (based on a maximum of 5 stars) and tell us about your experience

For safety, we want to make sure that you are a human being.