Windmills



Grosmolen

Doespolderweg 4
2355 CP Hoogmade
Molens, Windmills

This smock mill dated 1640 was used to drain the Voorofse or Grospolder. It was a working mill until 1956, after which it deteriorated.

Blauwemolen

Blauwemolenweg 10
2375 LZ Rijpwetering
Molens, Windmills

The Blauwe Polder (Blue Polder) owes his name to the smock mill with the blue painted top, which drained the polder. When this smock mill was broken down, in 1903. Mill maker Vrijburg from Oud Ade built the current Blauwemolen in 1904. With parts of an old ‘Boezemmolen’ (drainage mill) dated 1774 from Hillersberg.


Adermolen

Aderpolder 3
2159 BA Rijpwetering
Molens, Windmills

The Adermolen is a ground-sailor from 1941. It’s a mill which can be operated from the ground. This round stone windmill with thatches roof is being used to drain the Aderpolder. The mill, an eight sided jack mill, which originally drained this poder, burnt down in 1880.

Buurtermolen

Buurterpolder
2375 NJ Rijpwetering
Molens, Mühlen , Windmills

The Buurtermolen, believed to have been built in the 18th century, was used to drain the Buurterpolder up to 1968. When this task was taken over by an electric pumping station, the hollow post mill fell into disrepair.


Googermolen

Googermolenweg 1
2377 CW Oude Wetering
Molens, Mühlen , Windmills

In 1717 the Googermolen was built to drain the Googerpolder. The current miller is Jos van der Donk.

Kagermolen (Kager Windmill)

Balgerij 2
2159 LZ Kaag
Molens, Mühlen , Windmills

De Kager is a hollow post mill from the 17th century. The windmill has a red upper house and was completely restored in 1965.


Lijkermolen no. 1

Poeldijk 8
2375 NE Rijpwetering
Molens, Mühlen , Windmills

Together Lijkermolen No. 1 and Lijkermolen No. 2 form a unique duo. They are the only twelve-sided stone mills in the Netherlands. The two ground-sailers (windmills that can be controlled from the ground) were built in 1780 on a pond which had had its peat removed (the current Drooggemaakte Veender- en Lijkerpolder) to drain it dry.

Lijkermolen No. 2

Poeldijk 1
2375 NE Rijpwetering
Molens, Mühlen , Windmills

​Together Lijkermolen No. 1 and Lijkermolen No. 2 form a unique duo. They are the only twelve-sided stone mills in the Netherlands. The two ground-sailers (windmills that can be controlled from the ground) were built in 1780 on a pond which had had its peat removed (the current Drooggemaakte Veender- en Lijkerpolder) to drain it dry.


Vlietmolen

Vlietkade 1
2355 CR Hoogmade
Molens, Windmills

The Vlietmolen was built in 1913 to drain the Vlietpolder, after its predecessor burnt down. The top of the Vlietmolen wasn’t newly built, but originated from a smock mill from Ter Aar.

Vrouw Vennemolen

Leidseweg 3
2374 AN Oud Ade
Molens, Mühlen , Windmills

The Vrouw Vennemolen in Oud Ade dates from the 17th century and was largely renovated in 1835. The hollow post windmill with a red painted upper house can be used to drain the Vrouw Vennepolder.


Mills in Kaag & Braassem


Kaag en BraassemRijpweteringHoogmadeOude WeteringRoelofarendsveenKaagOud AdeRijnsaterwoude
Molens, Windmills

Kaag & Braassem counts 20 mills, well actually 20 and 2 halves. Read more about the mills in our municipality.

Dekkermolen

Van Klaverweijdeweg 25
2355 AA Hoogmade
Molens, Windmills

This small smock mill was built around 1911, to drive a circular saw in the mill building company of Jan Dekker. After abolishing the company the mill was moved to a mill building company in Rijnsaterwoude.