Record Details

NHER Number:23358
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Ranworth Hollow Post Mill

Summary

A hollow post drainage windmill constructed in the 19th century. The mill had fallen out of use by 1903. In the 1980s, it was moved to Ludham and restored to pump water for demonstration purposes. However, the brick supports of the post mill remain in their original location and are visible on an aerial photograph taken in 1994.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3672 1483
Map Sheet:TG31SE
Parish:WOODBASTWICK, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

the mill itself has been moved to Ludham (NHER 23359) and restored for demonstration purposes. See NHER 23359 for details.
The brick supports are still in the ground at this point.
Information from member of the public [1].
E. Rose (NAU) 23 February 1987.

6 July 1994. NLA aerial photography.
Site visible, but no cropmarks.
M. Brennand (NLA) 23 February 2001.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE MILL (Post Medieval - 1850 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TG 3614U - X.

Related records

23359Related to: Clayrack Hollow Post Mill (Building)

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