Record Details

NHER Number:16862
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill, southeast of Mill Farm

Summary

According to an Ordnance survey map of 1836 a windmill was situated here. Further research shows that the mill was last worked by wind in 1892 and lost its sails in a gale in 1895.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8599 8209
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of wind mill, southeast of Mill Farm.
Marked on 1st edition 1 inch Ordnance 1836 (S1).
Type unknown.
E. Rose (NAU), 5 December 1980.

Last worked by wind 1892.
Lost sails in gale March 1895.
E. Rose (NAU), 23 March 1982.

Marked as Windmill (Corn) on (S2).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 13 July 2008.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..

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