Record Details

NHER Number:1617
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible site of the Great Mill of Priory Manor, a medieval watermill

Summary

Pieces of medieval pot and lava millstone were found at the site of a medieval mill in 1954. Sections of the stone walls of the mill still survive. This has been interpreted as the site of the Great Mill of Priory Manor recorded in documents dating to 1269.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7084 3646
Map Sheet:TF73NW
Parish:SEDGEFORD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1954.
Medieval pottery and fragments of lava millstone from site of medieval mill.
Fragment of stone walling survived.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA).

This was the Great Mill of Priory Manor in 1269 according to [1].
E. Rose (NLA), 2 September 1996.

Monument Types

  • WATERMILL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • MILLSTONE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Sedgeford.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustration.

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