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Windmills and waterwheels explained: machines that fed the nation

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    Authors & editors

    Yorke, Stan [Author]

    Publisher Countryside Publications
    Year of publication 2006
    Languages

    English (main text)

    Medium Book
    Edition1
    ISBN1846740118
    Topics

    Wind & watermills by Region > England

    Scope & contentThis book traces the history and developments in mills and milling in England over the past 2000 years. The book is divided into three sections: The story of milling traces the early history, the impact of science, iron and the industrial revolution; the zenith of local milling from 1800-1850 and its rapid decline in the late nineteenth century; Inside the mill describes the milling process and machinery; Restored mills to visit is the third section.
    KeywordsMillwrighting, Milling, Archaeology & history

    Copies held

    Accession no. 21509

    • Shelf location: B100-YOR
    • Donor: Donated by the publisher

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