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Battered windmill restored to former glory

A windmill in Lincolnshire has been restored to its former glory, after strong winds ripped it apart.

Owners of the Mount Pleasant windmill, at Kirton-in-Lindsey, were left devastated in 2015 after the sails were destroyed by extreme winds.

Three years later, the top of the Gainsborough windmill has now been replaced.

A large crane slowly lifted the new windmill cap into place, while workers ushered the replacement into place.

A birds eye view of the restoration. Photo: Will Selby Project.

Watch the video above to see how the construction workers restored this Lincolnshire windmill.