Water Mills

Dear Bob – Illustrations of English medieval watermills are rare; one of the best is in the Luttrell Psalter made in Lincolnshire in the early-mid C14. It shows (maybe with some artistic licence) a mill with a vertical waterwheel attached to a simple timber framed building. Most mills of this date (and much later)  would … Read moreWater Mills

Medieval Roads and Tracks by Paul Hindle

A short book (Bob has copy) giving some techniques for analysing where roads were. Whilst interesting there did not seem to be many clues as to how we can rediscover ours. One tip was the University of Cambridge collection of aerial photographs which is worth following up. 

Suffolk County Council Archeological Service

This is an index of the projects and documents of the above. Field Systems looks like it will be of interest. There are three books on Parish History – worth looking up in the library. There is a completed project on Historic Landscape Characterisation with a downloadable map that looks quite hard to interpret. It … Read moreSuffolk County Council Archeological Service