Gordon Anckorn Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3132 ANCK
  • Dates of Creation
      20th Century
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      69 photographs

Scope and Content

Professional photographs of UK windmills, with an emphasis on Norfolk.


By county.

Access Information

Available to all readers by appointment at The Mills Archive, Reading. See our website for location details and opening hours.

Where high resolution digital images of original documents have been made, readers may examine these at the Archive to avoid disturbing the originals.

Archivist's Note

Collection level description revised by Luke Bonwick and Nathanael Hodge, 2012.

Conditions Governing Use

Printed and high resolution copies of photographs can be made available, subject to a charge. Please see our website for details.

Custodial History

Gordon Anckorn gave the photographs to Peter Ball. Peter Ball's collection was given to Ron Cookson by his family after his death, and placed by him in the Mills Archive on its founding in 2002. Gordon Ankorn was contacted and assigned copyright by letter in 2003.

Related Material

Photographs of Sevenoaks by Gordon Anckorn are held by The Sevenoaks Society.


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