Publication:

Beiträge zur Mühlengeschicte der Stadt Preuß. Oldendorf

    Full details

    English titlePapers on the history of mills of the town of Preussisch Oldendorf
    Authors & editors

    Besserer, Dieter [Author]

    Publisher Uhle & Kleimann
    Year of publication 1982
    Languages

    German (main text)

    Medium Journal
    Edition1
    ISBN3922657249
    Topics

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

    Scope & contentSummary TranslationA collection of articles about the wind, water and horse-driven mills of the Preussisch Oldendorf region of North Rhine-Westphalia. It covers the types of mill and their technology, the relationship between millers, customers and the authorities, the development of milling in the Preussisch Oldendorf area, with extracts from the regulations governing mills. It goes on to describe in detail 24 named mills, including information about the millers in each case. The last three pages contain a list summarising the information about each mill: location, type, date of construction or first mention, additional uses, date of closure, name, and any other remarks.There is a map showing the location of each mill described, and the booklet is copiously illustrated with photos, drawings and diagrams and reproductions of documents.
    KeywordsMillwrighting, Milling, Germany, Cereals, People, Archaeology & history

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229804

    • Shelf location: W 114.3_BES
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection