Record Details

NHER Number:14901
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of a drainage mill, Wickhampton Marshes

Summary

A drainage mill is marked here on Faden's map of 1797 and Wickhampton tithe map. Brick fragments have been ploughed up here by a local farmer. The nearby fields are called Mill Marsh and Little Mill Marsh.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4332 0537
Map Sheet:TG40NW
Parish:FREETHORPE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

East of village of Wickhampton.
Drainage mill marked on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 15 May 1979.

Marked on (S2) and (S3) as drainage mill. Field still known as Mill Marsh and Little Mill Marsh (to east). Brick rubble appears in vicinity.
Information from local farmer.
W. Milligan (NCM) 9 July 1982. Edited by A. Yardy (HES), 21 November 2012.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE MILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S3>Map: Wright, James, Aylsham. 1843?. Wickhampton tithe map.

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