Record Details

NHER Number:9999
Type of record:Building
Name:Tharston Mill


This is the location of a watermill and windmill on Faden’s map of 1797. The windmill moved to site NHER 18023 in 1827. See also site NHER 9966 for a photograph of the mill.


  • The 18th century watermill at Tharston  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TM 1805 9604
Map Sheet:TM19NE

Full description

Shown as both water and windmill on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 25 October 1979.

Windmill moved to site NHER 18023 in 1827.
E. Rose (NAU) 23 March 1982.

Press cutting in file, (S2).

Photo of mill in secondary file for NHER 9966.
E. Rose (NLA) 11 March 2003.

Monument Types

  • WATERMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Funnell, B.. [unknown].
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 19 NE 22.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1986. [Sale advertisement for Tharston Mill]. 20 September.

Related records

9966Related to: Flordon Mill and probable Early Saxon spearhead (Monument)
18023Related to: Site of post medieval tower mill (Monument)

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