Collection BEAM - Watermills in the Beaminster Museum Catchment Area

Beaminster (Southgate, South Hams) Mill Buckham Mill, Beaminster East Street Paper Mill, Beaminster Langdon Mills, Beaminster Meerhay Mill, Beaminster Mill(s) identified in Domesday Book, Beaminster Mills at Parnham, Beaminster North Street Mill (Later Bugler’s Sawmill), Beaminster Water Mills, Beaminster Read’s Mill, Fleet Street, Beaminster Shadrack Street Mill (Flax Processing Site), Beaminster Southgate Water Pump, Beaminster Weaving Sheds in East Street, Beaminster Whatley Mill, Beaminster Whitcombe Road Factory, Beaminster Yarn Barton Mill and Weaving Sheds, Beaminster Childhay Mill, Broadwindsor Greenham Mill, Drimpton, Broadwindsor Little Windsor Mill, Broadwindsor Other possible sites of a mill, Broadwindsor
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Watermills in the Beaminster Museum Catchment Area


  • 1926 (copy) - 2022 (Creation)

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76 files

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Sent to the Mills Archive by Duncan Harris of the Beaminster Museum, June 2020.

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Files detailing the history of mills in the Beaminster area, Dorset.

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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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Archivist's note

Collection level entry by Nathanael Hodge, June 2020. Catalogued by Noor Afshan Yousaf, June-August 2020.

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