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Travel to Molinos de Consuegra – Spain

Windmills were built in the first half of the nineteenth century, specifically Pascual Madoz points out a total of ten flour mills in 1847, in his geographical-statistical-historical dictionary of Spain and his overseas possessions, although in the century It seems that there are already two mills, one of them is thought to be from the sixteenth century. After the different reconstructions carried out at different times, twelve of the thirteen mills that once crowned the hill were preserved in the twenty-first century Calderico Currently they have ceased to perform their function as mills and are used for tourism purposes, at the Sancho mill, the last weekend of October “La grinding of peace” is celebrated.

In 2006 the joint declaration was initiated as a Property of Cultural Interest of the hill, including the mills and the nearby Muela Castle, 1 in February 2008 it would be approved with the category of “Historic Site”.

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Five of the mills near the castle

Five of the mills near the castle 2

On the country road

Muela Castle from afar

Mill on the high peak

In the window of the rock (my daughter-in-law)

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