Discover the history of flour milling: from quern to computer
Do you want to explore the story of our flour milling history? Click on the links below to access our new interactive resources.
- From grain, to flour to our daily bread, click here to acces our From Quern to Computer timelines which demonstrate how the stories of technological changes to flour milling, and the development of our society, are closely intertwined.
- Looking for more information? Click here to explore changes to corn milling technology, from animal, wind and water power to the modern day roller flour milling industry in these extended articles.
The Great British Mill Race
You can still take part in the Great British Mill Race by sending us your information and pictures of mills across the UK.
We host a huge database of 10,722 mills from all over the UK. Updating this information + adding new images = an enormous challenge!
Help us as we race against time to save a record of our milling heritage. Join the Great British Mill Race.
Bookmark and share our handy URL www.gbmillrace.org to take part!
Share your progress on social media using #gbmillrace
For further guidance on taking part, click here.
We are very grateful to the Heritage Lottery Fund for supporting the From Quern to Computer project.