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Watermills of England and Wales

This Sub - Series is comprised of 88 photographs of a wide range of watermills located across the length and breadth of England and Wales. The photographs have been arranged into the alphabetical order of the respective name of the county in which they are located.

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

Treble Mill, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

The treble mill enabled a single waterwheel to drive two pairs of stones through an additional set of gears off the pitwheel. Treble Mill, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Drawing by H Beighton, Desaguliers, 1744.

Watts, Martin, miller and millwright

Transcript of rent agreement for Tingewick Mill

  • SMDN-2018.0017
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  • 2018 (copy of document from 1766)
  • Part of Small Donations

Image and transcription of agreement for rent of Tingewick Mill, made 1766 between William Ross, on behalf of the Rt Hon George Grenville, and Thomas Bowden, miller.

Boughton, Pauline

Piccott's End Mill, Hemel Hempstead

The twenty eighth image is a photocopy of an illustration of a watermill which is simply identified as being "A Watermill near Hemel Hempstead. Hartfordshire (Hertfordshire)." However, it is most likely that this is Piccott's End Mill. There is no date of production recorded.

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

Mill at Lewisham

The twenty ninth image features the watermill of Lewisham in Kent. This item is a photocopy of an illustration of the mill produced in the late eighteenth century. Interestingly, the item has a caption on the left hand corner of the bottom of the sketch reading "A View of the Water Mill near Lewisham in Kent" while on the right hand corner this information is reproduced in French "Viie du Moulin a leau, aupres du Lewisham en Kent". The sketch was printed by "Carington Bowles, Map and Printseller No. 69 in St Paul's Church Yard, London." and published on 1 October 1770.

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

"Plan for the Rolling Mill upon the Cocquet"

A photograph made by Hallam Ashley of a technical drawing done by John Smeaton in the 18th century.
In 1775 speculators built a rolling mill on the Cocquet in Northumberland with a dam built by Smeaton. This became the Acklington Tin Works and was in production until 1884.

Smeaton, John (1724-1792), engineer

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