Record Details

NHER Number:15969
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill

Summary

This is the site of a post medieval windmill. The earliest record of the windmill dates to 1791. It was last used in 1908 and collapsed in November 1917.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 1386 9392
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:FORNCETT, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Forncett Road, west of crossroads.
Site of windmill. Marked on 1836 1st edition 1 inch Ordnance Survey (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 27 March 1980.

Earliest record 1791, though not on Faden's map 1797 (S2). Last used 1908. Fell over November 1917.
Information from member of the public [1].
E. Rose (NAU), 2 February 1982.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval to World War One - 1791 AD to 1917 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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