Record Details

NHER Number:13456
Type of record:Monument
Name:Mill Hill, site of a medieval to post medieval windmill

Summary

A mill mound is recorded here by the Ordnance Survey. There is a loading ramp to the east. A windmill is marked here on a map produced by Ogilvy in 1675.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 6257 9802
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Mill mound 25m north to south, 15m east to west, 2.3m high. No ditch, loading ramp to east.
Information from (S1).

Mill marked by (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 9 February 1982.

HLG U5 as recorded by Fenland Survey.
M. Dennis (NLA), 8 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL MOUND (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1991. The Fenland Project, Number 4: The Wissey Embayment and the Fen Causeway, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 52.
<S1>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 69 NW 25 [2].
<S2>Map: Ogilby, J.. 1675. Britannia Atlas Plate 43. plate 43. Pl 43.

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