Milestones to millstones


A5 200pp with maps and line drawings The walks feature the following mills (from: )

Ardington, Ascott-under-Wychwood, Brill, Chinnor, Coleshill, East and West Hanney, Great Haseley, Lacey Green, Mapledurham, Pitstone, Quainton, Turville, Tysoe, Wantage, Wheatley, and Wilton.

As well as guiding you through fine countryside, the richly illustrated book gives details of the history, architecture and wildlife we discover.

★ Each circular walk has been carefully researched using public footpaths through very varied countryside with each of the mills as a focal point

★ The routes have been devised after careful research and have easy-to-follow instructions

★ There are access points for those who wish to walk a shorter route, or just visit the many points of interest along the way by car

★ Each route has information on car parking, public transport, local accommodation and refreshment opportunities

★ Each walk is accompanied by the relevant section of the Ordnance Survey map, giving accurate and detailed background, with the walk highlighted in red

★ The book includes details of the mechanics and history of mills and everyday idioms such as ‘run of the mill’ that demonstrate how integral milling was to our culture

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  • Author(s): Steane, Elaine
  • Publisher: SRA books
  • Publication year: 2015