Record Details

NHER Number:15519
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval post mill, Mill Farm

Summary

A windmill is known to have been situated on this hill as early as 1675. By the time the mill structure was demolished during World War One, it was a post mill.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7832 8786
Map Sheet:TL78NE
Parish:WEETING WITH BROOMHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of wind mill - informant [1].
E. Rose (NAU), 5 December 1979.

Confirmed from 1836 1 inch Ordance Survey (S1).
Marked on Ogilby's Roadbook 1675 (S2).

A post mill, last used 1865. Demolished during World War One - Informant [2].
E. Rose (NAU), 24 March 1982.

1946. RAF aerial photograph shows ring ditch of mill mound to southwest of present farm buildings.
B. Cushion (NLA), 11 June 1998.

Monument Types

  • RING DITCH (Unknown date)
  • POST MILL (Post Medieval to World War One - 1540 AD? to 1918 AD?)
  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval to World War One - 1540 AD? to 1918 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL 78/ TL 7988/A.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Publication: Ogilby. 1675. Roadbook. pl.74. pl 52.

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