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
Age of water Guillerme, Andre E Texas A&M UP 1988
Als sich noch die Flügel drehten Hashagen, Ingo Atelier im Bauernhaus 1986
Ancient engineers Sprague de Camp, L Tandem 1977
Archaeological investigations at seven mill sites Newman, Robert D Archaeological Services, Atlanta, Georgia 1984
Art of water-drawing 2 authors Newcomen Society 1930
Batsford guide to the industrial archaeology of Central Southern England 2 authors B.T. Batsford Ltd. 1980
Beaumaris gaol NA Gwynedd Archives Service n.d.
Becks, banks, drains and brains 3 authors East Riding of Yorkshire Council and The Hull Valley Drainage Heritage Group 2013
Benoit Fourneyron et l’invention de la turbine hydraulique. mémoire de D.E.A. 1983 Deleage, J P D.E.A Science, Technologie, Société C.N.A.M- Université Paris I 1983
Berney Arms Hutchinson, Sheila The author 2001
Berney Arms mill Wailes, Rex HMSO 1957
Best means of preventing the pollution of rivers, 5th and 6th reports NA HMSO 1874
Big wheel (Lady Isabella) Jespersen, Anders The author 1955
Bilddokumente römischer Technik Kretschmer, Fritz VDI-Verlag 1978
Boyd family millwrights and engineers of Hull Moseley, Janet Janet Moseley 2017
Brindley at wet earth colliery 2 authors David & Charles 1968
Castleton pumping station, Sherborne Pountain, Ron Castleton Waterwheel Restoration Society 2001
Catalogue of the civil and mechanical engineering designs of 1741-92 of John Smeaton, F.R.S. 3 authors Newcomen Society 1950
Charles Dickens’ well 2 authors Archaeologia Cantiana 1971
Chinese chain and washer pumps 2 authors Intermediate Technology Publications 1976