Record Details

NHER Number:14474
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill

Summary

The site of a post medieval windmill, marked on 18th and 19th century maps. Nothing remains today except a low earth mound.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0392 0947
Map Sheet:TG00NW
Parish:GARVESTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Mound, mill mound?, ditched. Greenhouses on it.

Reported by Ordnance Survey 2 February 1979.

Low, 1m high mound surrounded by field ditch on north and northeast next to Windmill House. Hardly perceptible as mound, under glasshouses. Marked as a mill on (S1).
A. Lawson (NAU, 16 November 1979.

Mill also marked on (S2).

A post mill, last used in 1868 and demolished in January 1870. Informant.
E. Rose (NAU) 4 February 1982.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL MOUND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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