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Beauplaisir Windmill

Windmill - Port-Louis

Located near the road from Haut de la Montagne to Campèche (Municipality of Anse-Bertrand), not far from the Roman Ravine, the Beauplaisir mill, sober and discreet with its golden reflections at sunset, has a lot of charm. Like the majority of the mills in Guadeloupe, this tower mill, in masonry included an adjustable roof which rotated thanks to the action of the wurm, arm allowing to expose the wings facing the wind. Even if the masonry can sometimes appear somewhat coarse, it nevertheless attests to the mastery of real know-how and this all the more so since the raw material used, namely tuff, was of average quality, even mediocre. The walls were covered with a lime-based coating which has very often disappeared. Sometimes a cartridge is found above the main base. This ornament generally contained an inscription intended to signify the membership of the sugar refinery, obeyed the same principles as the coat of arms. It often represented the emblem of noble families, failing this, the name of the owner and the date of construction of the mill.

 A frustoconical barrel
A frustoconical barrel
 Witness to a rich cane past, Beauplaisir windmill
Witness to a rich cane past, Beauplaisir windmill
 Sober and discreet on its hillock
Sober and discreet on its hillock
 Golden at sunset
Golden at sunset
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