Mill conversions

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"Toy factory in a converted mill at Rogate"

Cutting from 'West Sussex Gazette and South of England Advertiser' of an article by Alison Ross describing the conversion of Durford Mill near Rogate into a toy factory. The article goes over the history of the owner of Tiger Toys, Ltd., Mr. Robert Hirst, and how he came to set up his factory at the mill. It also includes a brief overview of the technical processes taking place at the factory.

Mill conversion

Cutting from 'Motor' describing the conversion of a windmill in Christchurch into a private residence.

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Cutting from 'The Guardian' giving a brief history of New Mill near the Fulwell House. The article also mentions that the mill was converted into a paper mill in 1840, and was destroyed by a fire in 1878.

"The old round house"

Cutting from 'Evening World and Evening Times' of a photograph of Falfield Mill. The caption mentions the mill's conversion into a home and its recent occupation by a family.

"Converting mills to houses"

Cutting from an unknown source of a submission by V. G. Pargeter, Vice Chairman of the Wind and Watermill Section for the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. The article focuses on Mr. Pargeter's concern that mill conversion leads to loss of great examples of engineering, and suggests that if conversion were to happen, items of mill machinery must be preserved.

Pargeter, Vincent G, millwright

Windmill bought for sixpence

Cutting from 'Sunday Pictorial' describing the sale of a windmill at by a miller Coleshill to his daughter for sixpence, and the conversion of it into a troop headquarters for the Girl Guides.

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