Books whose main focus is on industrial archaeology or architecture, rather than the mills themselves.

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Blanket makers

Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No dust jacket. First American Edition xii, 205pp, 25 plates, 2 fldg. charts

Witney Oxfordshire was the heart of blanket industry and has kept its character as an old wool town, this is the history of Charles Early and Marriot Witney Ltd. which has…

Eight centuries of milling in north east Yorkshire (2nd ed)

A4 card cover, 295pp.,second edition incorporating new infomation. Excellent quality, very heavy book with many photographs, drawings and maps.

Along with ploughed fields, manor house and church, the mill was for centuries at the heart of village life. North east Yorkshire, like most other regions, saw a gradual evolution…

Wind, water and steam

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Hertfordshire has an unusually rich and diverse milling heritage; there are records of 110 watermills and 71 windmills in Hertfordshire, but of the majority, little physical evidence remains today.

Heavily illustrated with both historic and contemporary photographs, this book acts as an invaluable guide to these mills…

Den Danske Molen Volume 8 No 1

Although published in 1994, this copy is in pristine condition

Written in English and Danish, this is a important reference work based on careful measurement and observation, with some practical advice on the structure of mills and the power they can generate. The emphasis is on watermills with an additional…

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Waterways of Britain

The Waterways of britain is a comprehensive, illustrated guide to britain’s inland waterways designed for both the committed boater and the person who wishes to know more.

Divided into eight sections, each covering one region of Britain, the main part of the book consists of a detailed gazetteer of…

Discover Essex windmills

An A5 booklet, with card cover, 38pp, in good overall condition.

A useful guide to the windmills of Essex, with a brief introduction to mill types, preservation and restoration.

The booklet goes on to list the mils of the county from Aythorpe Roding Post Mill to Toppesfield Tower Mill, with…

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Stambridge

An A4 booklet, loose pages bound with a plastic spine, 22pp. Some annotation in pen to front cover.

A booklet detailing the technical and historic aspects of Stambridge Mill, a tidal mill in Rochford, Essex.

Included are descriptions of the mill floors, waterwheel, gears and sluices with annotated diagrams.

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