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Windmill

Few people know of the existence of windmills in our area, but at least four have been registered, including one in the area of ​​the Farm.

The Windmill, dating back to the first half of the nineteenth century, was completely cliff-top, before the Fattoria Lavacchio and the Municipality of Pontassieve promoted the functional recovery and restoration of the masonry, the rotating cusp and all the grinding machinery.

The restoration work began in June 2000 and ended in the autumn of 2001.

The complete and meticulous recovery of the windmill, as well as of all the internal gears, was based on the analysis of the elements still present, even if very damaged and on the study of mills with "tower" type, such as that of Monterifrassine, still functioning in Italy and Europe.

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Few people know about te excistence of Windmill in our zone, but there were surveyed other four, one of them in Farm area.

The Windmill dating XIX century was completly destroyed, before the Lavacchio ...