Wassermühle Harrienstedtv

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English titleGerman mill guides 5, Harrienstedt water mill
Authors & editors

Wormuth, Rüdiger [Author]

Publisher Vereinigung zur Erhaltung der Wind- und Wassermühlen in Niedersachsen und Bremen
Year of publication 1992

German (main text)

Medium Book
SeriesDeutsche Mühlenführer:
No. in series5

Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > Germany, Austria & Switzerland


Scope & contentSummary Translation

Guide to the Harrienstedt water mill, which was brought back into operation in 1991. A water mill was first mentioned there in 1583, but a first legal document about its expansion dates only to 1837.

It starts with an overview of the mills of Harrienstedt and the economic considerations facing them in the 19th century, before going on to describe the technology of the wheel and the grinding mechanism, and the buildings protecting them. It then gives a brief history of milling and considers the negative and positive impacts of water mills.

The book is illustrated with black-and-white photos, diagrams, and two maps.

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