Record Details

NHER Number:15357
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval postmill

Summary

According to the village sign a postmill stood here from 1675-1902. It was last used in 1900 and was sold and removed in August 1902.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1852 9023
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:WACTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of wind mill (post mill).
According to village sign, stood here from 1675-1902.
However not on (S1), located from (S2).
E. Rose (NAU) 12 October 1979.

Last used in 1900; for sale and to be removed in August 1902.
E. Rose (NAU), 24 March 1982.

(The adjacent house, despite its traditional plan, was rebuilt from the foundations around 1980 utilising second hand timbers.)
E. Rose (NLA) 2 August 2004.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1675 AD to 1902 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Map: Wright, R.J.. 1840. Wacton tithe map..

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