Record Details

NHER Number:9419
Type of record:Monument
Name:19th century watermill

Summary

This 19th century mill is reported as working between 1858 and 1899 when it produced paper for 'The Times' newspaper. An earlier mill on the same site is marked on Faden's map of 1797.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1542 0878
Map Sheet:TG10NE
Parish:BAWBURGH, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

13 October 1976. Visit.
Watermill.
19th century brick with four gables in facade above large water arches. Mill house to north with weatherboarded gable.
E. Rose (NAU)

Built 1887. Provided paper for 'The Times' - Bolingbroke Collection, NCM.
A previous mill on the site is marked on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU).

(S2) gives papermill as functioning c.1858-1899.
E. Rose (NAU)

Monument Types

  • PAPER MILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WATERMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WATERMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1980. Photograph of Bawburgh Mill. 17 October.
---Article in serial: Stoker, D. 1976. The Early History of Paper-making in Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVI Pt III pp 241-252. p 251.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1983. April stream (photograph of Bawburgh Mill). 6 April.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994. Photograph of Bawburgh Mill. 19 January.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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