Record Details

NHER Number:18896
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval smock mill

Summary

This is the site of a post medieval smock mill shown on an Ordnance Survey map of 1883. The mill burnt down in 1898.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4525 1785
Map Sheet:TG41NE
Parish:MARTHAM, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

Wind mill (corn) marked on (S1),
Building is no longer marked on current 6 inch map.
E. Rose (NAU) 8 March 1983.

A smock mill erected in about 1850; last heard of 'For Sale' on 1 April 1898.
Information from [1], May 1983.

Mill was in fact burnt down in 1898.
See (S2)

Monument Types

  • SMOCK 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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. First edition six inch map.
<S2>Article in Serial: Rye, C. G. 1975. The End of the Corn Mills in the Fleggs. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVI Pt II pp 185-190. p 189.

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