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LINKS

On this page are links to some other web sites, relevant to the Chiltern Society, the Chilterns, Lacey Green, and Mills.

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THE CHILTERN SOCIETY

The Chiltern Society    The Charity which is dedicated to 'Caring for the Chilterns', including information on sites cared for by the Society, including Lacey Green Windmill, Bottom Wood, Ewelme Watercress Beds, Marlow Common (North), and Prestwood Local Nature Reserve.  (www.chilternsociety.org.uk) 

Chiltern Photos    The Photographic Group of the Chiltern Society.  (www.chilternphoto.org.uk)

Ewelme Watercress Beds    The old Watercress Beds have been turned into a Nature Reserve owned by The Chiltern Society. Ewelme is in the south of Oxfordshire, to the east of Benson which is north of Wallingford.  (www.ewelmewatercressbeds.org)

Lacey Green Windmill    The website you are now looking at, which gives details of England's oldest smock windmill, its restoration, and full details of its opening to the public, organised by the Chiltern Society.  (www.laceygreenwindmill.org.uk)

Visitor Attractions in the Chilterns  A page on this web site which gives brief details of many places which open to visitors in the Chilterns.  It was first produced in conjunction with a leaflet published in February 2008 by the Chiltern Society entitled 'Your Chilterns', which detailed the three properties that the society then cared for.  It also had details of the Society's 28 footpath maps of the Chilterns, with a map showing their coverage, the map also showed 45 places to visit.  The leaflet is no longer available, but details of a total of 65 places to visit are available here:  Visitor Attractions in the Chilterns  (www.laceygreenwindmill.org.uk/chilterns)

THE CHILTERNS

Chilterns AONB    Official web site for the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  (www.chilternsaonb.org)

Chilterns Open Air Museum    Museum that has rescued and re-erected threatened buildings.  (www.coam.org.uk)

Visit Chilterns    Website of the Chilterns Tourism Network.  (www.visitchilterns.co.uk)

LACEY GREEN & LOCAL AREA

Lacey Green and Loosley Row    Website for the villages of Lacey Green and Loosley Row.  (www.laceygreen.com)

Lacey Green Parish Council    Official web site of our local Parish Council.  (www.laceygreen-pc.org.uk)

Lacey Green Walks    Walks and articles about the village, the locality, and far beyond.  (www.lgwalks.co.uk)

Home of Rest for Horses    A popular place to visit at the other end of our village, run by The Horse Trust.  (www.www.horsetrust.org.uk)

Lacey Green Maize Maze    A summer attraction in the village, but NOT OPEN IN 2014.  (www.laceygreenmaze.co.uk)

Gommes Forge, Loosley Row    One of the longest established local businesses.   (www.gommesforge.co.uk)

Windmill Beauty Barn, Lacey Green    A new business established in 2014 and situated at Windmill Farm.   (www.windmillbeautybarn.co.uk)

WINDMILLS & WATERMILLS  (general)

Mills Section of SPAB    A group of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings that campaigns for the protection of traditional mills.  (www.spab.org.uk/html/spab-mills/)

Also see NATIONAL MILLS WEEKEND below.

The Mills Archive    Charity preserving and sharing records related to traditional mills and milling.  (www.millsarchive.com)

UK Mills    Data and pictures on mills throughout the UK.  (ukmills.com)

Windmill World    Information and pictures on windmills in England and around the world.  (www.windmillworld.com)

WINDMILLS & WATERMILLS  (by counties and areas)

There are many web sites featuring mills in particular areas, mainly set up by local Mill Groups. Below are some, most of them give details of mill opening times.

Hampshire Mills Group    Mills in Hampshire.  (www.hampshiremills.org)

Kent Windmills    Details of 12 windmills that open to the public, many of them cared for by Kent County Council.  (www.kentwindmill.homestead.com)

Lincolnshire Mills Group    Mills in Lincolnshire, and North East Midlands.  (www.lincolnshiremillsgroup.org.uk)

Midland Wind and Water Mills Group    Mills in the West Midlands, .  (www.midlandmills.org.uk)

Norfolk Mills    An amazing array of facts and pictures on over 900 mills and mill sites.  (www.norfolkmills.co.uk)

North West Mills Group    Mills in Chehire, Lancashire and Cumbria.  (www.nwmg.org.uk)

Suffolk Mills Group    Mills in Suffolk.  (www.suffolkmills.org.uk)

Sussex Mills Group    A lot of information, news and pictures on Sussex mills.  (www.sussexmillsgroup.org.uk)

Wessex Mills Group    Mills in Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.  (www.wessexmillsgroup.org.uk)

WINDMILLS & WATERMILLS  (local)

Unfortunately there is no local group for mills in the counties to the North and West of London, despite an attempt to set one up some years ago.

Some individual mill websites are listed below.

Brill Windmill    Brill Village's website has some information about Brill windmill, a post mill which was given a large restoration in 2008/9.  (www.brillvillage.co.uk)

Ford End Watermill, Ivinghoe    Buckinghamshire's only working watermill with original machinery.  (www.fordendwatermill.co.uk)

Great Haseley Windmill, Oxfordshire    An 18th century tower windmill, restoration work started in July 2009 - see blog  (www.greathaseleywindmill.net & greathaseleywindmillrestoration.blogspot.com)

Pann Mill, High Wycombe    Watermill with machinery from Georgian mill demolished in 1971.  (www.pannmill.org.uk)

Pitstone Windmill, near Ivinghoe    One of the country's oldest post mills, thought to date from 1627.  (www.nationaltrust.org.uk/pitstone-windmill/)

Quainton Windmill    The 65 feet high brick tower of Quainton Windmill was started in 1830.  25 years after restoration started in 1974, the mill was again able to grind flour.  (http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/lewes/)

Redbournbury Watermill, Herts    An 18th century watermill between Redbourn and St Albans.  (www.redbournburymill.co.uk)

Wheatley Windmill, Oxfordshire    An 18th century tower windmill, unusually octagonal.  (www.wheatleymill.co.uk)

NATIONAL MILLS WEEKEND

NMW - dedicated website by SPAB    A website dedicated to NMW with a page on each of the mills that participate.  It is also a very useful source of information on the general opening arrangements of all mills that open to visitors in the UK.  (www.nationalmillsweekend.co.uk)

GENERAL INFORMATION

  What's On around Princes Risborough, and Places to Visit  (www.wherecanwego.com)

LACEY GREEN WINDMILL  (on other web sites)

Victoria Young's Challenge 1000 Blog    As part of her Challenge 1000 in 2012, one of Victoria's runs brought her close to the windmill on a misty Sunday morning on 18th March.  She is aiming to run 1000 km during the year in aid of Cancer Research UK, and Child Bereavement Charity (formerly the Child Bereavement Trust).  Donations can be made via a link from her blog archive.  (www.runchallenge1000.blogspot.co.uk)

. . . AND FINALLY  (my own web site)

M.G.Hardy    Audiovisual Slide Shows on Cathedral and Church Architecture. But please note that I am not able to do these shows any more.  (www.mghardy.co.uk)

 

 


Following the death of Christopher Wallis  -  see Obituary  -  There are also some links to websites concerning his father:

Click here for some links to web sites about SIR BARNES NEVILLE WALLIS


Thank you for looking at www.laceygreenwindmill.org.uk

This page was last updated on 8th March 2014.


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