The recht van windvang is the right to catch the wind. It’s a right of a windmill owner to prevent owners of neighboring properties to build high structures that interfere with the operation of the mill.
Dutch term – Recht van Windvang
10 September 2018 by Yvette Hoitink Leave a Comment
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