Tower mill, Lytham



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Stanford End; The Mill, Henley; St Giles Mill 3/7/98; Lidstone Mill; East Hagbourne; Gleaston; Suffolk '94; Ingorsley Vale Mill, Ford End Mill; Cambridgeshire; Gayle Mill; Lytham Windmill; Path Head, Wandle Mill; Switzerland mills 6/96; Morwellham, Hungerford, Hatfield; Suffolk '94, Baylham; Path Head 1/11/97; Painsham, Sacrewell; Path Head 1/11/97; Worcester, Churchill; Dorset; Suffolk '94, Thorrington, Wissington; Bollee; Wales 1986; Wortley Forge; Sacrewell; Healey Mill; Ingersley Vale; Beetham; Oldcastle Mill, Cheshire; Wales 1986; Singleton; Silverdale.

"Vanishing Windmills - to the Editor"

Cutting from "Lancashire Evening Post". The letter writer highlights the loss of the windmills from the Fylde and his interest as a representative of the "Amounderness Hundred" upon the Ancient Monuments committee for Lancashire.

"Lytham's greensward"

Cutting from "Lytham St Anne's Express". A picture of children "romping" on the green in the foreground of the Lytham St Anne Windmill on a Bank Holiday weekend.

"Save our Windmills"

Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette and Herald". The proposal to schedule windmills in Sussex as ancient buildings and worthy of restoration can equally apply to the Fylde windmills as described in this article. It mentions Lytham St Anne and Bidstone windmills as fine examples of restored windmills in the Fylde. It suggests that we should follow the Dutch in restoration of windmills giving an added value to the landscape.

"This Is A Clubhouse"

Cutting from "Pearson's Weekly". Picture of Lytham St Annes's Windmill, which has been converted from a cafe to the HQ of the Lytham Motor Boat Club.

"Weeton Mill - Effort to Restore and Preserve"

Cutting from "Blackpool Times". The Ancient Monuments Society come to the rescue by taking an interest in preserving the old mills of the Fylde. An authority on mills said "it seemed a pity that not one windmill was to be seen at work in the Fylde". Lancashire had a chance to see at least one windmill remained.

"The glory of Lytham is the old mill"

Cutting from "Daily Mail". The present mill at Lytham is 171 years old. When Richard I went to the Crusades a mill was located at this site taking advantage of the off shore winds. The mill has changed from grinding corn to serving tea.

"The Old Mill on Lytham Green

Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette and Herald" suggesting that the mill acts as a giant weathervane. Due to the gearing and revolving top the sails always set towards the wind.

"Lytham Windmill Celebrity"

Cutting from "Northern Daily Telegraph" stating that 'An interesting personality is William Swann' who died at the age of 76 and was a miller from 1895 to 1919. He learnt milling at the Old Mill at Treales, Kirkham and remained in the milling trade for 36 years.

"Romance of an Old Mill"

Cutting from "Manchester Evening News" describing its early origins in 1190 when Benedictine Brothers from Durham founded a church and built a mill on the site as a "convenient look-out post".

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