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Treble Mill, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

The treble mill enabled a single waterwheel to drive two pairs of stones through an additional set of gears off the pitwheel. Treble Mill, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Drawing by H Beighton, Desaguliers, 1744.

Watts, Martin, miller and millwright

Two 18th century documents relating to mills at Haughton and Thoresby Park, and to tree planting in the parkland of the Duke of Kingston (the Pierrepont Family)

1 folded sheet measuring 38cm x 31cm recording an agreement between the agent of the Duchess of Kingston and Thomas Thorpe (miller) relating to the diversion of the water supply to Haughton Mill and a weekly lease of new corn mill at Thoresby Park, the Duchess' corn and malt to be ground free of charge. For further content click on the link to the document transcription. A second folded sheet measuring 41cm x 31cm gives, "An Account of all the Trees taken out of the Nurserys and Planted in the Parke to 31 December 1762", seeming to relate to tree planting at either Thoresby Park or Holme Pierrepont Hall.

Transcript of rent agreement for Tingewick Mill

  • SMDN-2018.0017
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  • 2018 (copy of document from 1766)
  • Part of Small Donations

Image and transcription of agreement for rent of Tingewick Mill, made 1766 between William Ross, on behalf of the Rt Hon George Grenville, and Thomas Bowden, miller.

Boughton, Pauline

Saw mill engraving

Depicting the wind-powered saw mill constructed by Charles Dingley at Limehouse in 1767. It was opposed by local sawyers who believed it was undercutting their work and it was badly damaged by rioters on 10 May 1768. A copy of article "Charles DIngley, projector, and his Limehouse sawmill" by John H Appleby also included.

The Oxford Magazine

Piccott's End Mill, Hemel Hempstead

The twenty eighth image is a photocopy of an illustration of a watermill which is simply identified as being "A Watermill near Hemel Hempstead. Hartfordshire (Hertfordshire)." However, it is most likely that this is Piccott's End Mill. There is no date of production recorded.

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

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