"Good morning Windmill!"

Patcham Windmill
Patcham Windmill

“This is a photo of Patcham windmill. It’s special to me because I’ve passed it every school day since my son started school, approximately seven years ago. We used to say ‘Good morning, Windmill!’ on the way to school, and ‘Good afternoon, Windmill!’ on the way back.

It was used on my first school’s crest, Patcham Infant’s School, and the district of Withdean grew up beneath it..”

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  • Further details on this mill and other Sussex mills are on http://www.sussexmillsgroup.org.uk

    By Sussex Mills Group (09/01/2006)
  • It is also depicted in the badge of Westdene School. The mill at Rottingdean is the logo of the publishers Heinemann. Have any other local mills been depicted in art (or commerce)?

    By David Fisher (15/05/2008)
  • Did you know that Mr. Musgrove left the windmill 15 years ago? I am the current owner and have lived here since Mr Musgrove left. Unfortunately it is not open to the public.

    By Robert Baker (26/10/2008)
  • I visited the mill when it was open for cream teas in the 1950s.

    By Pat Benham (03/05/2011)
  • Windmills frighten the life out of me!

    By Tracey (15/04/2013)

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