Post mill, Mountnessing

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Restoring Mountnessing Mill

Part of the Rex Wailes collection.

Labelled on reverse:-
RESTORING 300 YEAR OLD WINDMILL
A 300 year old windmill is now being restored at Mountnessing, near Chelmsford. It stands on property presented to the National Playing Fields Association. The playing field has been presented by local residents in remembrance of the Coronation.

Photo shows - renovating one of the sails of the ancient windmill.
Fox Sept 29th 37

Unknown photographer

Mountnessing, Essex

Part of the Rex Wailes collection.
Note on reverse: 'Shows wallower dropped and boarding torn out by boys'. Photo P.Tilly.

Tilly, P

"An Essex Windmill"

Cutting from "Southend Gazette" giving publicity to the preservation of the old windmill of Essex at Mountnessing. The mill is now being in "the safekeeping" of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. It has beeen proposewd that the restoration work should be undertaken as a memorial of the coronation of George VI.

"Preserving the Windmills"

Cutting from "Clackton Times" reporting "there is a real danger that many of the old familiar landmarks may be swept away to make room for the new housing estates". The Council is preparing a list of windmills in the county which may be conserved for the future.

"An Essex Windmill to be Saved - Noted landmarks threatened"

Cutting from "The Times" reporting that "Essex County Council has decided to take steps to save windmills in Essex from possible demolition". This was precipitated by a letter received from the Society of the Protection of Ancient Buildings expressing "concern at the rapid disappearance of windmills in Essex".

"Windmill as Memorial"

Cutting from the 'Daily Mirror' explaining how the ancient windmill at Mountnessing, Essex is to be acquired by the council as a Coronation Memorial.

Album XXIV

Negatives of smock, tower and post mills and watermills in Kent, Sussex, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

Buckland, John Stephen Percy (1935-2006), mill researcher

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