Book reviews — December 2008
‘Memories of Kentish Watermills: the Rivers Cray and Darent’, by A Stoyel
ISBN 978 184306 4183. Price £9.99. Pages 96. Paperback. Published October 2008
A unique and poignant study of over 50 watermills that once existed on the Rivers Cray & Darent. This book covers Sevenoaks, Orpington down to the River Thames. Alan Stoyel, one of the countries leading authorities on watermills, chronicles his visit to these mills. His book opens a window on a traditional world now completely gone — not a single mill remains.
There are c100 photographs including many old images accompanied by extended captions.
© GLIAS, 2008