Corn watermills of the National Trust in England

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    Authors & editors

    Harris, Nigel S [Author]

    Publisher Nigel S Harris
    Year of publication 2019

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills > England


    Scope & contentThis book details the conservation and preservation of the nineteen corn watermills owned by the National Trust in England which are open to the public, though not all are in working order. A detailed introduction describes the construction machinery in a corn watermill and additional machinery used for milling oats such as drying kilns. A map and grid references for each mill are provided with a summary of key features with a detailed description of each mill accompanied by photographs and diagrams. Mills described: Acorn Bank Mill, Temple Sowerby, Cumbria; Bourne Mill, Colchester, Essex; Clyston Mill, Broadclyst,Devon; Coleshill Mill, Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Oxfordshire; Cotehele Mill, St Dominick, Saltash, Cornwall; Dunster Working Mill, Somerset; Fountains Abbey Mill, Studley Royal, North Yorkshire; Houghton Mill, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire; Knowles Mill, Bewdley, Worcestershire; Lode Mill, Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire; Manor Mill, Branscombe, Devon; Nether Alderley Mill, Macclesfield, Cheshire; Park Mill at Bateman's, Burwash, East Sussex; Piles Mill, Holnicote Estate, Allerford, Somerset; Shalford Mill, Surrey; Shugborough Park Farm Mill, Staffordshire; Stainsby Mill, Hardwick Estate, Derbyshire; White Mill, Shapwick, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset; Winchester City Mill, Hampshire.

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    Accession no. 230349

    • Shelf location: C102-HAR
    • Donor: The author
    • Notes: Drawings by John Brandrick