Record Details

NHER Number:23034
Type of record:Building
Name:Ferry Mill, a late 19th century drainage windmill

Summary

A late 19th century slender smock drainage windmill encased within a 1930s vaguely Dutch-style exterior, added when the mill was converted to a holiday home.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3449 1668
Map Sheet:TG31NW
Parish:HORNING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Late 19th century smock drainage windmill, extended and converted into a residence in the 1930s.

Octagonal three storeys. Stands on octagonal weatherboarded house of one storey, sloping weatherboarded sides rise to boatshaped cap. Stocks, sails and fantail blades. All of this exterior is entirely false and late 20th century. Original structure remains in interior. Cap, frame and centring wheels intact, brackwheel; upright shaft and turbine pump missing. Included for rarity value as smock mill.
Information from (S1).

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE MILL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1880 AD to 1935 AD)
  • SMOCK MILL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1880 AD to 1935 AD)
  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1880 AD to 2050 AD)
  • HOUSE (Modern - 1935 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TG 3416AL - AN, AR.
---Photograph: Photographs of Ferry Mill, foundations and turbine, Horning. Colour.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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