Record Details

NHER Number:15990
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill

Summary

The site of a post medieval windmill, marked on 19th century maps. Nothing now remains.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9606 8610
Map Sheet:TL98NE
Parish:BRIDGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of wind mill. Marked on (S1) but not on (S2).
E. Rose (NAU) 1 April 1980.

Post mill of about 1808, last used for milling 1878 but a grocer's in 1882.
E. Rose (NAU) 29 January 1982.

Documents kept at Mill House (NHER 42006) refer to a windmill in the 16th century, presumably on a different site.
E. Rose (NLA) 27 September 2005.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1836. 1st edition OS.
<S2>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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