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"Shirley Windmill"

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

Shirley Mill

Pen and ink drawing, M1129 Shirley tower mill, Croydon, 28/07/1938

Wood, Karl Salsbury (1888-1958), artist


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

"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...

"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...

Mill Research Notebook 02

Blue paperback notebook labelled Rough Windmill Notes, Chiefly Sussex 1952. Contains notes and sketches on windmills including Kingston; Brixton; Shirley; Jolesfield; Shipley.

Buckland, John Stephen Percy (1935-2006), mill researcher

Album X

Negatives of Stephen's visit to Surrey wind and water mills.

Buckland, John Stephen Percy (1935-2006), mill researcher

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