Collection GMDC - G M Davies Collection

Gloucester Watermills (Handwritten Notes) Maps of Gloucestershire watermills Old Mill, Lea Trinity Mill, Bagenden Cone mill, Alvington Button Mill, Badgendon Stoke Orchard Mill, Cheltenham Crowlbrook Mill or Perry's Mill, near Wotton-under-edge Ruins of bone mill near Elkstone Stanway Grounds Farm Combend Mill, Elkstone Calderwell Mill, Stoulton Barton Mill, Cirencester Castle Morton Mill, Welland Stanway Saw Mill, Winchcombe Barnwood Mill, near Coney Hill Stoke Orchard Mill, Cheltenham Withybridge Mill, Cheltenham Norton Mill, Tewkesbury North Cerney Mill, near Cirencester
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G M Davies Collection


  • 1930s-1960s (Creation)

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Extent and medium

3 boxes and 1 folder

Name of creator

(24 February 1903 - 9 August 1985)

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Archival history

Part of a large amount of archival material in the possession of the Mills Section of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, which was transferred to The Mills Archive in February 2004.

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Scope and content

Survey of watermills in Gloucestershire and other counties with related photographs and notes. Files of SPAB watermill survey forms filled out by G M Davies were included as GMDC-02 and GMDC-04, but are now catalogued as part of the SPAB watermill survey (SPAB-WAS).

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Conditions governing access

This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email to arrange an appointment.

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  • English

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A collection of photographs and watermill surveys by G M Davies is held by Gloucestershire Archives (Ref. No. D14791)..
Digitised photographs can be found at [GlosDocs] (

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Archivist's note

Collection level description revised by Nathanael Hodge 2012.

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