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Press Cuttings Collection Smock mill, Herringfleet
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"Three old mills are to be saved"

Cutting from 'The Star' about the forthcoming inspection by a Lincolnshire millwright and experts from S.P.A.B. to select the three Suffolk windmills to preserve as examples of each type.

"Suffolk Windmills"

Piece in the 'East Anglian Daily Times' on how the pioneering steps taken in East Suffolk to preserve some of their windmills is being followed by West Sussex and Bucks County Councils.

"Further £1,700 needed for repairs"

Photo and caption from 'The Daily Telegraph' reporting how, with help from The Pilgrim Trust, the East Suffolk CC is likely to find the outstanding amount to complete the restoration of Buttrum's Mill, Woodbridge. At the same time, the smock mill at Herringfleet and "the post mill at Thaxted Green"[sic] are also being maintained.

"Keep her face clean!"

Cutting and pictures from the 'Eastern Daily Press' showing the ceremonies when the keys to Herringfleet smock drainage mill were handed over to East Suffolk CC's chairman, Sir Robert Gooch by Charlie Howlett, who operates the mill for its owner, Lord Somerleyton.


Cutting from 'The Daily Telegraph' about plans by East Suffolk CC to spend nearly £2,000 next year on repairs to Buttrums Mill at Woodbridge, Holton Post Mill near Halesworth, and Herringfleet Mill on the Waveney Broads, as representatives of the three main types in the county.