De Zwaluw, Hasselt

De Zwaluw (English: The Swallow) is a smock mill in Hasselt, Overijssel, Netherlands which is run by volunteers every Saturday.

De Zwaluw, Hasselt
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De Zwaluw,
Origin
Mill nameDe Zwaluw
Mill locationStenendijk 7, 8061 HP Hasselt
Coordinates52°35′13.3″N 6°5′49.05″E / 52.587028°N 6.0969583°E / 52.587028; 6.0969583Coordinates: 52°35′13.3″N 6°5′49.05″E / 52.587028°N 6.0969583°E / 52.587028; 6.0969583
Operator(s)Stichting tot Behoud van Korenmolen De Zwaluw te Hasselt
Year built1784/1857
Information
PurposeCorn mill,
TypeSmock mill
StoreysTwo-storey smock
Base storeysFive-storey base
Smock sidesEight sides
No. of sailsFour sails
Type of sailsPatent sails
WindshaftCast iron
WindingTailpole and winch
No. of pairs of millstonesone pair

HistoryEdit

The mill was built in 1784 just outside the citywalls of Hasselt.

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52°35′13.3″N 6°5′49.05″E / 52.587028°N 6.0969583°E / 52.587028; 6.0969583