Rural Durham

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    Authors & editors

    Chapman, Vera [Author]

    Publisher Durham County Library
    Year of publication 1977

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Energy & power > Development of technology
    Wind & watermills > England > Durham


    Scope & contentA 22 page extract of Vera Chapman's 'Rural Durham', containing chapters on windmill types and their development from early windmills, specifically those in Durham. Contains illustrations of various Durham windmills and descriptions of them. Includes similar chapters on Durham watermills, describing their uses as corn mills and paper mills. Explains how millstones and grindstones work, with diagrams. Also includes a plan of an 1844 flax and tow mill and estimated costs for the rebuilding of Croxdale corn mill in 1812/13.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229880

    • Shelf location: A4 B 01
    • Notes: Stapled A4 booklet.