Record Details

NHER Number:14495
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of two post medieval post mills

Summary

Late 17th/early 18th century maps mark this location as the site of two post mills: one called Northwold Mill and the other Manby's Turret.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7412 9735
Map Sheet:TL79NW
Parish:NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of wind mill, marked on (S1).
(S2) apparently marks two mills here, one called Northwold Mill and the other Manby's Turret. Informant notes that both were post mills. Northwold Mill was last used 1878. Manby's Turret was last used 1854. The name 'turret' was sometimes given to early post mills on a roundhouse.
E. Rose (NAU) 23 March 1982.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL (16th Century to 19th Century - 1540 AD to 1854 AD)
  • WINDMILL (16th Century to 19th Century - 1540 AD to 1878 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..

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