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Visit to Upminster Windmill

On Friday 20th July, Liz, Nathanael, Paul and I went on an exciting visit to one of the Mills Archive’s valued Heritage Partners: Upminster Windmill in Essex. Most of us had never visited Upminster before, so it was an excellent opportunity to build our relationship with them by discovering new ways of working together, and…

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Restoration moves apace at Upminster Windmill

Author: Liz Bartram & Dennis Coombs What follows is an update on restoration progress at Upminster Windmill from the Chairman of the Friends of Upminster Windmill, Dennis Coombs. While the mill itself will remain closed to the public until 2018 while the restoration work takes place to bring it to full working order (the Visitor…

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Insurance for Lowfield Heath Windmill

Author: Jennifer Smith I wonder if you can help us. We need an insurance quotation for our windmill, a postmill in Charlwood, Surrey and are having difficulty! Can anyone recommend an insurer or broker? Thank you very muchJennifer SmithHon Treasurer, Lowfield Heath Windmill Trustjennifer.oakcroft [ AT ] gmail.com (Photo by Allen Davis)

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Oldland Windmill grinds again, with a little help from Jess

Gordon King, volunteer at Oldland Windmill, filmed an important event at the mill when it was powered once again to grind corn, but this time with some help from Jess. Jess is a Marshall Traction Engine, built in 1908. Read on to find the link to the video clip. Peter Sheppard of Oldland Windmill, tells…

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