Windmills and waterwheels explained


England’s living history. First edition. 128pp, 15cm x 21cm, many b/w photographs and line illustrations by the author. Excellent condition. This book describes the various styles of mill, the process of grinding grain to produce flour and looks in some detail at the way the energy of the waterwheel or the windmill’s sails are used to power the machinery. There are some 400 restored mills that can still be seen, many working, some even producing flour for sale. the book includes suggestions and guidance on finding these sites, plus a glossary to explain some of the unfamiliar terms.

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  • Author(s): Yorke, Stan
  • Publisher: Countryside Books
  • Publication year: 2006