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Unique flaxwindmill

this must be the only remaining flaxwindmill in Europe. The Kortrijk region was up to 1960 the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Lieven V
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Kortrijk, Belgium
Visiting the Kortrijk Region.

The “Preetjes Windmill” or also named the “Flax-wing-windmill - Deprez”. He is not only “Unique” in... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2015
hans-jaguar
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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24 Aug 2016
“Unique flaxwindmill”
24 Apr 2015
“Visiting the Kortrijk Region.”
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

this must be the only remaining flaxwindmill in Europe. The Kortrijk region was up to 1960 the leading flaxregion in the world. It brought richness to the region and therefor the river 'de Leie' was called the Golden river. The water of the river was...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2015

The “Preetjes Windmill” or also named the “Flax-wing-windmill - Deprez”. He is not only “Unique” in Belgium but also the “Last of his kind” in the whole of Europe. He is being protected as a “Monument” from the 14th of April 1944. In the year...More

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