Collection VENN - James Venn Collection

Copy of drawing, mill full height Notebook page, mill details and sketches Mill detail on notebook page Sketch of Biggleswade Tower Mill Biggleswade rear view Bk 31 No.14 Upper Dean post mill looking upwards. Bk 31 No.23 Upper Dean interior. Bk.31 No.22 Keysoe with sheds. Bk.10 No.26 Riseley with detail of steps Bk.10 No.22 Cranfield mill profile with house. Bk 10 No.17. Upper Dean in disrepair Upper Dean close-up. Bk.31 No.25 Riseley interior Sharnbrook after sails sawn off. Bk 31, No.28 Stanbridge Tower Mill on hilltop. Bk.10, No.27 Stevington Postmill. Bk 10, No.18 Stevington mill with tree. Bk 10 No.19 Stevington Whit Sun 1929 Thurleigh with broken sails. Bk.10, No.21 Tilbrook Bk.31, No.21
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VENN

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James Venn Collection

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  • 1894-2017 (Creation)

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18 boxes

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Archival history

Some items donated by James Venn in November 2008 and June 2012. Majority of collection donated by the executors of his estate, November 2017.

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Manuscripts, research notes, documents and photographs relating to UK wind and watermills, principally Buckinghamshire. Incorporates the collection of Stanley Freese, which was bequeathed to James Venn and added to by him.

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This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email visitors@millsarchive.org to arrange an appointment.

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  • English

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Sketches catalogued by Talbot Green, 2012. VENN-BWW, OXF, LIN, COR and MIS catalogued by Nathanael Hodge, February-March 2018.

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