The St-Janshuis mill in Bruges

The Sint-Janshuismolen, also called De Bakkersmolen, was built in 1770 on the old city walls, the Kruisvest on behalf of 26 Bruges bakers. The mill was later owned by various other miller families. The city of Bruges purchased the mill in 1914. Because of the interruption of the first World War, the first big renovation was done in 1964. Today the mill functions as a museum mill, together with 3 other mills standing on the Bruges city walls. The Sint-Janshuismolen is the only one still working.


So in total, there are 4 mills on the Bruges Kruisvest, the other ones are The Bonne-Chière mill, De Nieuwe Papegaai, and the Koelewei mill. 

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