Record Details

NHER Number:9234
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill


This is the site of a tower windmill. It was built in the 1830s of clay lump and with a brick face. It converted from wind to oil power after 1904, but was disused by 1929. It collapsed in August 1958 and nothing survives above ground.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 0997 9457
Map Sheet:TM09SE

Full description

November 1976.
Windmill (Ordnance Survey). All traces of this have gone.
E. Rose (NAU), 17 November 1976.

Tower mill of clay lump faced with brick, built in 1830s, collapsed August 1958. Had ceased working by wind in 1904 and by oil in 1929.
E. Rose (NAU), 29 January 1982.

Press cutting (S1) in file.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL (19th Century to Mid 20th Century - 1830 AD to 1958 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1977. [Article on the collapse of the tower windmill at Carleton Rode]. 24 January.

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