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Ancient water wheels on the Checkley Brook

Water wheels were once the major source of power in Britain for a wide range of industries, but their importance has declined, and most have disappeared.

The aim of this gazetteer is to record all the known water wheel sites on one local brook and its tributary.

An A5…

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Anglo-Saxon watermill at Tamworth

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CBA Research Report 83
Large quarto. 317pp. Card Covers 21 x 30 cm.

167 pages with 13 introductory pages, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, diagrams, maps etc, pocket to rear containing 5 micro fiche.

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Animal-powered engines

Hardback with dust jacket, 168pp., 26cm x 20cm. 110 photographs, diagrams and drawings. Kenneth Major, one of Britain’s leading industrial archaeologists, has made a world-wide study of all those machines in which the tractive effort of man or animal provides rotating power. He shows how animal-powered engines developed from ancient…

Animal-powered machines

A5 Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. Very clean, tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, no inscriptions. 32 pages, several illustrations, gazetteer, bibliography. Shire album 128.

Animal-powered machines

A5 Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. Second Edition. Very clean, tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, no inscriptions. 32 pages, several illustrations, gazetteer, bibliography. Shire album 128.

Archaelogia aeliana

An interesting article, offprinted from Archaelogia Aeliana (Fifth Series, Vol. 44) soft cover, 48pp.

From July 20011 to July 2014, archaeological investigations were carried out at Barrowburn, in Upper Coquetdale, to investigate structural remains first observed in 2010 at two locations in the River Coquet.

This paper presents the…

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Archaelogia aeliana

A pair of articles off printed from Archaelogia Aeliana, soft cover, 20pp (vol. 43) and 48pp (vol. 44)

A fulling mill on the River Coquet between Rowhope Burn and the Hepden Burn is the subject of a single reference in the Newminster Chartulary, the only surviving document detailing the activities…

Archaeology of industry

Hard cover with dust jacket, very good condition, 128pp., 25cm x 19cm, with b/w and colour illustrations.

Kenneth Hudson has divided his book his book into five main sections: mining and quarrying; metal-processing and engineering; manufacturing; transport; and the food and drink industries. Within each section several sites are…

Archaeology of mills and milling

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Card cover, 160pp, 25cm x 17cm. excellent condition, with many b/w and color photos, illustrations. Martin Watts is one of the country’s leading molinologists and the author of many books on both watermills and windmills. This account of mills and milling, from prehistory through Roman, Anglo-Saxon…

2 of 113 pages

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