Record Details

NHER Number:19330
Type of record:Building
Name:Hobbs Mill, an early 20th century skeleton drainage mill


This site contains a skeleton drainage windmill with scoopwheel. The mill has been partly restored.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3470 1632
Map Sheet:TG31NW

Full description

Only open trestle mill with scoop wheel remaining in Britain. Built pre 1930. Has weather boarded cap and sails. Under restoration by Windmills Trust. Cap seen at Norfolk Show 1983.
Listed Grade II*.
E. Rose (NLA), 1 July 1983.

6 July 1994. NLA air photography.
Mill visible black and white and colour photographs.
NHER location may be slightly askew.
Site is the point marked as 'wind pump'.
M. Brennand (NLA), 23 February 2001.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE MILL (Modern - 1910 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TG 3416AP, AQ, AS, AT.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Newspaper Article: 1983. Eastern Daily Press. 6 September.

Related records - none

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