Record Details

NHER Number:35748
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill/postmill

Summary

According to early maps, a windmill or postmill once stood here. The mill was reportedly last used in 1879.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8725 8354
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Windmill marked on first edition 1 inch Ordnance Survey 1836 (S1) and first edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey 1880 (S2).
[1] noted this was the only mill in Norfolk shown on Morden's map of 1695 (S3).
This is shown as a postmill on Ogilby's Road Map of 1675 (S4).
Last used in 1879.
E. Rose (NLA).

Monument Types

  • POST MILL (Post Medieval - 1675 AD? to 1879 AD)
  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1675 AD? to 1879 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. 1883. Ordnance Survey 25" 1st edition.
<S3>Map: Morden. 1695. Map.
<S4>Publication: Ogilby. 1675. Roadbook. pl.74. plate 46.

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