Le monde des moulins: Magazine de la fédération des Moulins de France. no 38

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    English titleWorld of mills: the magazine of the Federation of mills of France
    Authors & editors

    Publisher Le magazine de la fédération des Moulins de France
    Year of publication 2011

    French (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills by Region > Other Europe (not GB) > France

    Scope & contentSummary Translation

    A collection of articles on various wind mills, water mills and saw mills in France.Gives the ‘latest news’ on projects across France. Including the regions; Bourgogne, Midi Pyrénées, Languedoc Roussillon, Pays de la Loire, Bretagne, Alpes-Côte d’Azur (province), Aquitaine, île de France and Franche Comté.Includes the inauguration of the Moulin de Marie Ravenel (Marie Ravenel Mill) in the Saire valley belonging to the community of the Saint Pierre church communes (communauté de Communes de Saint Pierre de l’église) since 1999. On the 2nd July 2011 the Fédération des Moulins de France were represented at the inauguration of the second phase of the rehabilitation of the Marie Ravenel mill. Gives information on the ceremony and the project.Gives a list of important dates for the federation.Includes an article on the history and restoration project of a Dosches windmill. It is of a mixed type and includes Dutch structural influences. Discusses Edwin Schrevier, a carpenter who worked on the project.An article on the Moulin du Breuil (Breuil Mill) in Chessy-les- Prés, which celebrated its 200th anniversary with farmers on the 28th August 2011.Includes an article on the Moulin de Boly (Boly Mill), le moulin de Bonheur (the mill of happiness) in Lourdes. Gives its history and progress on its restoration project. It is the most visited mill in France.Includes a section on the worries surrounding the future of water mills. Also the end of an era of an animal-powered watermill in India.
    KeywordsNetherlands, France, Denmark, Archaeology & history

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    Accession no. 229311

    • Shelf location: W 11-MAG
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection