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Surrey and Greater London

Newspaper articles, postcards, correspondence and research notes relating to windmills in Surrey and Greater London.Includes:• 2 postcards• a clipping from the daily Telegraph on November 13th 1969• article from the Daily Telegraph May 1975• photo...

Fitting new sweep

Photograph of an undated cutting from the "News of the World" on the fitting of new saild to the post mill at Outwood. Note on the reverse says "How sweeps were replaced"

Unknown photographer

Milling scrapbook

Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings, mainly giving news and tables of statistics of wheat and flour production, prices, imports and exports etc, taken from magazines such as Corn Trade News, The Miller and Milling. Also includes price lists of the Sun...

Cornwell, William, 1851-1933, miller

"Repairs at Haxted Mill"

Cutting from an unknown source describing the installation of fibre-glass paddles at Haxted Mill near Linglfield. The article includes comments by owner Mr. C. E. Woodrow on how he came to his decision.

"Every month the mill beetles are bombed..."

Cutting from 'The Courier' describing the process by which Mr. C. E. Woodrow, owner of Haxted Mill near Edenbridge, keeps death-watch beetles from destroying the woodwork of his mill. The article also goes on to describe the restoration ...

"This old windmill embraces all home comforts"

Cutting from 'Surrey Mirror' of an article by Phil Moore describing the conversion of Wray Common Mill into a permanent residence by owner Mr. John Skinner. The article gives an overview of what it is like to live in a converted windmill...

"Restored Windmills"

Cutting from 'Cumberland News' describing a visit to Reigate by Mr John Forster, who noted the restoration of two windmills. The first was the mill on Wray Common, and the second was Mill Church at Reigate Heath, which was opened as a ch...

"Wind power"

Cutting from 'Building Design' describing restoration and relocation efforts at Lowfield Heath windmill. The article explores the reasons for relocation, and mentions Lowfield Heath Windmill Trust, the English Toursit Board, and Gatwick ...

"A moving way to beat vandals"

Cutting from 'Evening Argus' describing the dismantling and storage of parts of Lowfield Heath windmill in order to protect it from vandals. The article mentions that this is a part of the relocation of the mill to Gatwick Zoo and Aviaries.

"New hope for an old windmill"

Cutting from 'Argus' describing the plans to relocate and restore Lowfield Heath windmill. the article includes a statement from Mr. Brendon Sewill, a memer of the Lowfield Heath Windmill Trust, as well as details of the project.

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