|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Post medieval windmill|
The remains of a windmill built in the early 19th century. The windmill was derelict by the 1920s, and only a small section of the base remains standing.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 3815 9719|
|Parish:||HALES, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Windmill, remains of.
Said to have been built 1801; shown on (S1).
Brick towermill by 1834. Steam power installed in about 1870. Last used 1908 derelict by 1926. (S2) shows old sails, outer pair with nine bays and inner pair with only eight; drive from engine on first floor to exterior. 5 storeys, boatshaped cap, 2 ground floor doors, gallery, 8 bladed fantail. Uncapped by 1937.
2.7m (9ft) high stump of tower remains in 1984.
Information from (S3).
Location confirmed from (S4).
E. Rose (NAU) 20 June 1986.
- 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. |
|---||Monograph: Apling, H.. 1984. Norfolk Corn Windmills. Vol I. |
|<S1>||Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch.. |
|<S2>||Photograph: 1931. Unknown. |
|<S3>||Monograph: Apling, H.. 1984. Norfolk Corn Windmills. Vol I. |
|<S4>||Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. First edition six inch map. |
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