Wasser- und Windmühlen im alten Kreise Winsen

    Full details

    English titleWater and windmills in the old Winsen district
    Authors & editors

    Borstelmann, H [Author]

    Publisher Neudruck Winsen
    Year of publication 1985

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

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


    Scope & contentSummary Translation

    Booklet in Gothic script about the mills in the Winsen (Luhe) area of Lower Saxony. It starts with a list of sources and continues with a general description and history of local wind and water mills, their uses and the regulations governing the millers, and notes the currencies and units of measure mentioned in the historical documents.It continues with descriptions, of varying length and detail, of named mills. Several pages are devoted to the Luhmühlen water mill, and to the Winsen a.d. Luhe water mill.The final page is a list of surnames of milling families.There are no illustrations.

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    Accession no. 229770

    • Shelf location: C114-(2)
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection
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