Extract from a newspaper articlte article on windmills, in the "Preston Guardian" by Mr.
T. Harrison Myers, 1914.
Hambleton Mill is remembered by many before its demolition. It was of the type
called “peg and post." It presented a favourite study for many artists from almost every point of
view, and made a choice picture. All lovers of the romantic greatly regret it was razed to the
An excellent painting by the late Thomas Wade, of Preston, was purchased by the
South Kensington Museum, possibly owing to the fact that the late John Ruskin spoke in high favour
of the artist's clever production.
There is not even a single stone left now to, mark the spot, and all trees and
cottages have been swept away.