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Condition assessment specification by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency.

Pargeter, Vincent G (1943-2015), millwright

Ballyholme Mill, Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland

The written message behind the photograph reads, '' Ballyholme Mill, Bangor, Co. Down, Corn Mill. Photo Original taken about 1920-25. Three mills; Bangor, Ballycopeland and Ballyhalbert, owned by three brothers Mc Gilton, all turned during war '14 -'18. Ballyhalbert now gone altogether; Bangor stumps only, used as store; Ballycopeland now restored in state charge.''

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"Ulster Windmills"

Cutting from 'The Belfast News-Letter' lamenting that , unlike in England where the National Trust takes some old windmills under its wing and protects them, Ulster's mills are not so fortunate.

"Newry's old windmill [2]"

Letter to the Editor of the 'Belfast Telegraph' from Mr Colin J Robb about the true origin of 'the Bullet Game' which was begun by the Ancient British Fencibles, when based in Newry in 1797, which involved shooting as many bullets as possible between the sails of Ballycopeland Windmill at Millisle.

"Windmill repaired"

Note in the 'Irish Independent' about the repairs which have been completed on the Ballycopeland windmill, whose last miller, Samuel McGilton, had ceased work in 1915 rather than lower the standards of his flour to meet wartime regulations.

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