The History of Mills and Milling Talk

The History of Mills and Milling Talk

The History of Mills and Milling Talk by Geoff Lee Admission £2.00 on the night Friday 29 May, 2015 7.30 p.m. St John’s Church Lounge, Hawthorne Bank, Spalding. PE11 3FJ

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The Millstone Pub, Spalding

The Millstone Pub, Spalding

The Millstone was situated on St Thomas Road. This pub closed in 1970 and was demolished in 2000 for access to a supermarket car park. Click on image to enlarge

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South Holland Windmills

South Holland Windmills

This post is an extract from Lincolnshire Windmills a contemporary survey by Peter Dolman. It was published by Lincolnshire County Council in the mid 1980’s. Is there a windmill expert who can update it? Windmills of South Holland Area Cowbit TF265179 1972, 1983 Erected in 1798 as a short, well ‘battered’ mill, this tower mill […]

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Pinchbeck Windmills

Pinchbeck Windmills

Extract from My Village Pinchbeck AOS D 0232 Windmills

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Mills for Corn and Drainage

  AOS D 0106 Mills for Corn and Drainage

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1736 Bowen Road Map – Stilton to Donington

1736 Bowen Road Map – Stilton to Donington

A charming antique road map taken from “Britannia Depicta” engraved by Emanuel Bowen (see below) and published in 1736 – see frontispiece, not includedThe map covers the 37 mile journey starting in Stilton (of cheese fame!) and running north through Peterborough, Crowland , Spalding and Donington. Identified along the way are churches , windmills, rivers, hills, […]

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BURROW’S POINTER GUIDE MAP of Spalding 1960 ish?

BURROW’S POINTER GUIDE MAP of Spalding 1960 ish?

“An island in a sea of flowers ” is not too poetic a description of Spalding in its principal harvest time. For its harvests are gathered in the Springtime from fields radiant with the luminous gold of daffodils or, a little later, from the tulip fields, dazzling in their multi-coloured beauty, which adorn the surrounding […]

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The Curse of the Tiddy Mun

The Curse of the Tiddy Mun

FOLKLORE ON FRIDAY – The Curse of the Tiddy Mun Lincolnshire is a large rural county in the east of England, and while it’s landscape may be extremely flat and lacking in scenic features such as towering crags or rolling hills, its folklore is as rich and diverse as any other part of the British […]

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