Part of the Rex Wailes collection. Labelled "Udimore, near Rye, Sussex", but in fact Old Mill, Wittersham. Annotated on reverse "Shews method of fan drive... Drive taken down the back of mill and down stairs to wheels on bottom of ladder. Peculiar to Sussex."
Labelled on reverse:- RESTORING 300 YEAR OLD WINDMILL A 300 year old windmill is now being restored at Mountnessing, near Chelmsford. It stands on property presented to the National Playing Fields Association. The playing field has been presented by local residents in remembrance of the Coronation.
Photo shows - renovating one of the sails of the ancient windmill. Fox Sept 29th 37
Part of the Rex Wailes collection.The view show sails in working order with two visitors. Noted on reverse 'Copy of undated photograph loaned by Capt Parry Jones(?)'. Cap and sails destroyed in a storm in 1938. Grade II listed.