Record Details

NHER Number:15045
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval drainage mill


This is the site of a wind mill, presumably for drainage. The site is marked as Mill Hill on the 1840 tithe map.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 5933 1051
Map Sheet:TF51SE

Full description

Site of wind mill (presumably for drainage).
Marked as Mill Hill on 1840 tithe map.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 June 1979.

Powered by a steam beam engine subsequent to wind, replaced in 1914 by two 90bhp Gwynnes steam engines capable of pumping 50 tonnes per minute. There are also drawn plans for new plant which it appears were never installed.
NIAS records (S1)
W. Arnold HES 12/01/11

Monument Types

  • WIND PUMP (19th Century to 21st Century - 1840 AD? to 2100 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

Related records - none

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