Publication:

Die Westfälische Mühlenstrasse im Kreis Minden-Lübbecke

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    English titleThe Westphalia mill trail in the Minden-Lübbecke district
    Authors & editors

    Brepohl, Wilhelm [Author]

    Publisher Kreisverwaltung Minden-Lübbecke
    Languages

    German (main text)

    Medium Book
    Edition1
    Topics

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

    Scope & contentSummary TranslationA4 sized folded tourist leaflet about the mills and other monuments on the mill trail in Minden-Lübbecke, which has the most mills of any district in North Rhine – Westphalia. Among others, the district contains water mills with overshot, breastshot and undershot wheels; three post mills; Dutch mills; three horse mills.The first documentary mention of mills in the area goes back to the 10th century. The local mill association was founded in 1978 to preserve them.The three mill trails have a combined length of more than 250 km and are illustrated in a sketch map on the centrefold of the leaflet. This shows the locations of 42 mills of various types, including some which it is not planned to restore, and 12 other monuments.The other side gives basic details of each mill, with its date of construction, evolution, original and current use, and details of the other sites as well. There is also a labelled cross-section of a Dutch mill.
    KeywordsGermany, Textiles, Olive and other domestic oils, Gunfounding, Cereals, Archaeology & history

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    Accession no. 230069

    • Shelf location: W114.3_BRE
    • Notes: Summary TranslationA4 sized folded tourist leaflet about the mills and other monuments on the mill trail in Minden-Lübbecke, which has the most mills of any district in North Rhine – Westphalia. Among others, the district contains water mills with overshot, breastshot and undershot wheels; three post mills; Dutch mills; three horse mills.The first documentary mention of mills in the area goes back to the 10th century. The local mill association was founded in 1978 to preserve them.The three mill trails have a combined length of more than 250 km and are illustrated in a sketch map on the centrefold of the leaflet. This shows the locations of 42 mills of various types, including some which it is not planned to restore, and 12 other monuments.The other side gives basic details of each mill, with its date of construction, evolution, original and current use, and details of the other sites as well. There is also a labelled cross-section of a Dutch mill.