Nether Alderley mill survey

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    Authors & editors

    Redfern, Mike [Author]

    Publisher Mike Redfern
    Year of publication 2004

    English (main text)

    Medium Thesis/Report

    Wind & watermills > England > Cheshire


    Scope & contentA detailed history and technical mill survey of Nether Alderley Mill, Cheshire. Contents include: Historical background; The fabric of Nether Alderley Mill (waterwheels, gearing, drying kiln, millstones, sack hoist, elevations, timber markings, wheel pit, overdrift quants); Grafitti of the Rawlins family; Development phases of Nether Alderley Mill from pre-1598 to the present. The historical background covers the early history of the mill and the Old Hall, the Stanley family who owned the manor and the mill from 1450 until the estate was sold in 1938. Information about the millers is given. Names include: Burgess, Mottram, Davis, Blease, and Rawlins family who were the last millersfrom 1884 until the mill closed in 1939. The majority of the booklet provides considerable information and drawings on the milling process, the building and the machinery. Its development is shown in phases with drawings. Source references are given.

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    Accession no. 229988

    • Shelf location: C103.03
    • Donor: Michael Dufau Collection