Our reference library at Watlington House holds thousands of printed books, pamphlets, journals and maps, including most of the standard works on traditional mills and milling, as well as a large number of specialist publications dealing with various topics and specific sites around the world.

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Book title Author(s) Publisher Publication year
A-Z of Norfolk windmills 2 authors Halsgrove 2011
Bacton, Suffolk Graham, Rose M Baccas Books 2001
Bardwell windmill in the history of Suffolk milling Orbell, John Author 2010
Beauty of Norfolk Ashley, Hallam Jarrold n.d.
Bedfordshire mills Howes, Hugh Bedfordshire County Council 1983
Bedfordshire mills Howes, Hugh Bedfordshire County Council 1983
Bedfordshire windmills Elliott, J Steele Bedfordshire Historical Records Society 1931
Brickmaking Cox, Alan Bedfordshire County Council 1979
Bryant’s map of Norfolk in 1826 Barringer, J C Larks Press 1999
Cam or Rhee 2 authors Barrington Local History and Conservation Society 1973
Cambridgeshire Wind and Watermills Society newsletter NA CWWS Various
Cambridgeshire windmills and watermills Stevens, Robert Cambridgeshire Wind and Watermill Society 1985
Clavering and Langley 1783-1983 Ludgate, E M The Author 1984
Corn windmills in Norfolk Smith, Arthur C Stevenage Museum 1982
Directory of Suffolk millers 1086 - 1986 Blythe, Eileen History Research 2017
Discover Essex windmills 2 authors Essex County Council 1990
Drainage windmills of the Norfolk marshes Smith, Arthur C Stevenage Museum 1978
Drainage windmills of the Norfolk marshes: New edition Smith, Arthur C Arthur Smith 1990
Draining of the Fens Darby, H C Cambridge University Press 1968
East Anglia and the Fens 2 authors Cassell Paperbacks 1996