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Courtyard, Moulin de Villez, Limetz Villez, France
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The Moulin de Villez in Limetz Villez south of Paris, is a restored mill with a working water wheel. The wheel is used to generate power for the bed and breakfast housed in several buildings.

Copyright: Clay Morehead
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Uploaded: 21/12/2011
Updated: 26/06/2014
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