File DLPC-01 - Wicken Millwright's Data Book

Title page, Foreword and Contents Volume 1: Sails and overall dimensions Volume 2: Structure and winding gear Volume 3: Machinery Volume 4: Operations and maintenance Volume 5: General Sail numbering system Wind board numbering Patent sail elevation Major Sail Components: early sketch of sail stock Major Sail Components: early sketch of sail whip Major Sail Components: early sketch of sail clamp Sail Clamp: rear stock, viewed from rear Poll End, general layout Clamp Shackles Front Sail: general layout Attachment of Clamps Front Sail: general layout Front Sail: general layout Front Sail: general layout
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Wicken Millwright's Data Book


  • 2014 (Creation)

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1 ringbinder and 172 digital files

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An earlier version of the data book was given to the Archive in 2005. This version was given in June 2014. The book is still being added to and updated versions may be donated to the Archive in the future.

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Record book created to record notes and measurements of the components used in the restoration of the mill, so that this information would be available when future repairs were carried out. It has been continually added to and now also includes engineering drawings, records of significant events in the mill's history and information on other mills which stood in the area.

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The print copy may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email to arrange an appointment.

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Catalogued by Andrew Munro, 2014.

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