Record Details

NHER Number:15006
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of two windmills

Summary

Two windmills are marked at this site on Faden's map of 1797. The northern mill was blown down in 1808 and replaced by another post mill which was destroyed in 1905.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 772 432
Map Sheet:TF74SE
Parish:BRANCASTER, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

West side Mill Road.
Two wind mills marked on (S1), one apparently without sails.
E. Rose (NAU), 1 June 1979.

The northern mill was blown down 1808 and replaced by another post mill destroyed in 1905.
E. Rose (NAU), 29 January 1982.

Monument Types

  • POST MILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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