Item BRBC-19983 - Collapse and Destruction, Windmill Hill Mill, Ulcombe

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Collapse and Destruction, Windmill Hill Mill, Ulcombe


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Bernard R Billings was a mill enthusiast and photographer who was active in Kent in the early 1930s.

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(23 October 1864 - 6 June 1944)

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Part of Billings' unpublished manuscript. Series of three photographs taken from W. Coles Finch's "Watermills and Windmills" entitled "The Engine About to Haul Down the Mill". Showing the mill at Ulcombe. The first image shows the mill standing, the second the mill leaning to the right as it is being pulled down. The third image shows people standing next to a steam engine.
Photograph of page from Coles Finch's book

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A higher resolution copy of this image can be made available, subject to a charge. Please see for details. Alternatively, a higher resolution copy can be viewed for free at the Mills Archive; please email to arrange an appointment.

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