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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

Transcript of rent agreement for Tingewick Mill

  • SMDN-2018.0017
  • Item
  • 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)

Mill at Lewisham

The twenty ninth image features the watermill of Lewisham in Kent. This item is a photocopy of an illustration of the mill produced in the late eighteenth century. Interestingly, the item has a caption on the left hand corner of the bottom of the sketch reading "A View of the Water Mill near Lewisham in Kent" while on the right hand corner this information is reproduced in French "Viie du Moulin a leau, aupres du Lewisham en Kent". The sketch was printed by "Carington Bowles, Map and Printseller No. 69 in St Paul's Church Yard, London." and published on 1 October 1770.

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

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