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Mill conversion

Cutting from 'Motor' describing the conversion of a windmill in Christchurch into a private residence.

"Boy Windmill Expert"

Cutting from "Tit Bits". Canterbury boy, Jack Holman (13 years old), has a hobby studying windmills. He has compiled details of over 100 windmills he has visited.

"Waiting for the Wind"

Cutting from unknown publication.. A picture of Delce windmill nr Rochester. "The housewives are waiting to dry their clothes and the miller to grind his corn".

"The Disappearing Windmills of Kent"

Cutting from "Kent Evening Echo". The article likens the English landscape with windmills to Rembrant's canvas painting "The Mill", but the windmills have rapidly disappeared with few remaining.

"Rural Beauty of London's Fringe"

Cutting from "The Sunday Times". A photograph of Keston on the fringe of London with the derelict "Old Mill" of Keston silhouetted against the skyline amongst the woodland and open heathland of the commons.

"Unquixotic Enterprise"

Cutting from "Christian Herald". Five men received certificates from the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (Mills Section) awarded for "zeal in maintenance" of windmills. These diplomas were signed by Lord Esher.

"The Windmill"

Cutting from "The Motorcycle" reports on the disappearing windmills from the landscape of Kent. A section through the old smock mill at Cranbrook shows the moving parts of the windmill.

"Herne Mill"

Cutting from "South Eastern Gazette". An appeal for the funds to repair the Herne Bay Windmill is supported by notable people from three organisations. Herne windmill is a "typical Kentish Smock Mill" that has seen better times...

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