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"Shirley Windmill"

Cutting from "Croydon Advertiser". The old windmill at Shirley village is a familiar landmark in the Shirley Hills.

"Old mill needs repair"

Cutting from the 'Croydon Times' telling how a firm of Lincolnshire millwrights have advised that around £485 will be needed to put Shirley Mill to rights

"Facelift for a windmill"

Photo in the 'Yorkshire Evening Post' showing the scaffolding around Shirley Tower Mill in Surrey, which is being incorporated in the new Grammar School.

"40. - SHIRLEY MILL"

Article in the 'Purley and Coulsden Advertiser' about the history of the old windmill that is having a new school built alongside it

"Surrey windmill preserved"

Cutting from 'Daily Telegraph' describing the decision by Croydon Corporation to preserve Shirley Windmill, and use it as a sports store within the grounds of the John Ruskin Grammar School.

"School want mill to stay"

Cutting from 'Evening Star' describing the plans to build a school at the site of an old windmill in Croydon. The article mentions that architects needed the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings to conduct a survey before work...

"Old mill sets a problem"

Cutting from 'Evening News' describing the appeal to save the old windmill at Shirley near Croydon. The appeal was led by Croydon Borough Council, who intended to use it as a school, and the article mentions a survey to be carried out by...

"Windmill to be part of school"

Cutting from 'The Star' describing the conversion of an old mill in Croydon into a boys' school. The article provides details of how the building was modified to fit the needs of the school, as well as a brief history of the mill.