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Seven Centuries of the English Windmill

Synopsis
The history of windmills in England from the wooden post mill and the timber smock mill to the stone tower mill, showing windmills in the Midlands, East Anglia and southern England. With wind power gathering new interest, the English windmills that have survived are on the mend. Also describes the working lives of millwrights past and present.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1996
Availability
Sale; 1997 sale: £15.99 (inc. VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Technology
Keywords
East Anglia; history of technology; industrial archaeology; wind power; windmills

Credits

Writer
David Bent
Cast
Janet Suzman 

Production Company

Name

Farming Press

Notes
Ceased distribution in 2002. Some FP books and videos available from Old Pond Publishing

Distributor

Name

Country Smallholding

Email
countrysmallholding@efulfil.co.uk
Web
http://www.countrysmallholding.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
08700 718 817
Fax
01326 569555
Address
Archant Devon
Fair Oak Close
Exeter Airport Business Park
Clyst Honiton
Nr Exeter
EX5 2UL
Name

Quantum Leap

Notes
The company ceased trading in 2018. It was previously a distributor and online retailer specialising in non-fiction DVD titles on a wide variety of subjects, particularly in the areas of music instruction, music performance, sport instruction, and health. Some titles also available through retail outlets.
 

Available from retail outlets

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