Collection JCPC - Jim Chase Mill Photographs

Crown wheel and layshaft pinion, watermill, Abbotstone Downsteam view, Barton Mill, Old Basing Millstone crane, Durngate Mill, Winchester House conversion with repositioned waterwheel, watermill, Sherfield English Flood hatches with eel grid, Titchfield Mill, Titchfield Downstream view, Barton Mill, Old Basing Titchfield Mill, Titchfield, showing external waterwheels Mr Scivier demonstrating millstone spindle, Durley Mill, Durley Millstones parted for dressing, Ecchinswell Mill, Ecchinswell and Sydmonton Grain cleaner, Barton Mill, Old Basing Armfield roller machine, Barton Mill, Old Basing Upper belt pulley of sack hoist, Barton Mill, Old Basing Cast iron wheel, Barton Mill, Old Basing Cast iron wheel, Barton Mill, Old Basing Sack hoist, Barton Mill, Old Basing Upper belt pulley of sack hoist, Barton Mill, Old Basing Millpond, Durley Mill, Durley End of waterwheel shaft, Durley Mill, Durley Bin floor, Durley Mill, Durley Beam scales, Durley Mill, Durley
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Jim Chase Mill Photographs


  • 1965-1971, 2003 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

Approx. 1500 negatives, 337 prints and 1 paper document.

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Biographical history

Life member of Berkshire Industrial Archaeology Group.


Archival history

Passed to Dennis Johnson of the Berkshire Industrial Archaeology Group by the daughter of Jim Chase. Given by him to the Mills Archive in 2006.

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Prints of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset watermills and negatives of UK windmills, watermills and other subjects of industrial archaeology. A biography of Jim Chase is also included.

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

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  • English

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Dennis Johnson sorted Jim's photographs into two main groups, the mill photographs here and photographs of engines and pumps, which were donated to the English Heritage Archives (Ref. No. JWC01).

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Archivist's note

Collection level description revised by Nathanael Hodge, June 2012.

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