With 134 sites in our database and hundreds more images and records, the Mills Archive Trust protects Nottinghamshire’s milling history. To discover the county’s milling past, click the links below to the images and records in our archive catalogue and database.

In the Mills Archive Trust’s research publications, experts delve further into regional milling history. Nottinghamshire Windmills by Guy Blythman provides the first comprehensive survey of the traditional windmills of Nottinghamshire. This book, profusely illustrated and based on extensive research over several years, aims to fill the important gap, making use of all known information on sites past and present. Amusing anecdotes from the lives of those who worked the mills provide a glimpse into the social history which is just as interesting as the technical side. Below is a link to the book:

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