1. The lovely mill with oast houses
attached is Isington Mill and was the
home of Field Marshal Sir Bernard
“Monty” Montgomery from 1948 until his
death on 25th March 1976. He
is buried in nearby Bentley churchyard.
2. An Annular Sail is one which has
vanes fixed in a circle such as Crux
Easton – see the ad below. Normally
found on windpumps for pumping water.
The west country term for fulling mills
is tucking mills There is much dispute
about the word origins