Record Details

NHER Number:8619
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill

Summary

This is the site of a post medieval windmill, shown on Bryant's map of 1826. The mill was converted to steam power, and was last used in the 1920s. The buildings were demolished in 1940.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4436 1425
Map Sheet:TG41SW
Parish:FLEGGBURGH, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

Windmill (Ordnance Survey).
No trace remains.
It was marked on (S1).
Visited E. Rose (NAU) 15 November 1978.

A tower mill, shown on (S2); converted to steam and last used 1922.
Demolished 1940.
Information from source [1].
E. Rose (NAU) 2 February 1982.

See (S3), milling ceased 1924: steam was only auxiliary; top demolished 1924 and remainder 1940.
Source [1] is more likely to be correct.
E. Rose (NAU)

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Brown, J. T. & Manning, J.. 1838. Burgh St Margaret Tithe Map.
<S2>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
<S3>Article in serial: Rye, C. G. 1975. The End of the Corn Mills in the Fleggs. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVI Pt II pp 185-190. p 186.

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