Publication:

Das Schleswig-Holsteinische Freilichtmuseum: Häuser und Hausgeschichten

    Full details

    English titleThe Schleswig-Holstein open air museum: houses and house histories
    Authors & editors

    Kamphausen, Alfred [Author]

    Publisher Karl Wachholtz
    Year of publication 1974
    Languages

    German (main text)

    Medium Book
    Edition6
    Topics

    Energy & power > Windmills
    Energy & power > Watermills

    Scope & contentSummary TranslationDetailed account of the houses brought together in the Schleswig-Holstein Open Air Museum. They include:Number 5: A post mill, based on one in Dörphof which ceased operating in about 1920; the text describes the principles of post mills in general, and the contents of the museum’s mill.Number 17: A 1778 water mill from Rurup: the text mentions the miller family who leased the mill from 1633 to 1926, and describes the alterations made over the centuries (although several of them have not been included in the museum version), and the machinery of the mill.Number 26: A spider mill from Fockendorf; the text explains the principles and use of spider mills, and the adaptation of this mill to the museum. Number 67: A Dutch windmill from Hollingstedt, originally built in 1865, but since altered, including for its reconstruction in the museum. It contains documentation about mills, and a number of models.There are detailed but unlabelled cross-section sketches of all the mills.
    KeywordsPeople, Archaeology & history

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229646

    • Shelf location: C114-KAM
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection