Record Details

NHER Number:18024
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible site of Hollingsworth's Windmill


A windmill is depicted on 19th century maps at this location. This may be Hollingsworth's Mill, which was last used in 1850 and demolished in 1853. An alternative site for this windmill is proposed by other 19th century maps, at NHER 14350.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 872 838
Map Sheet:TL88SE

Full description

A windmill is marked here on a Boundary Commission map of 1831 (S1) and on Bryant's Map of 1826 (S2), but Burrell's Map (S3) places the mill at NHER 14350.
Burrell may be wrong.
Hollingsworth's Mill was last used in 1850 and demolished in1853.
Information from [1].
E. Rose (NAU), 23 March 1982.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL (16th Century to 19th Century - 1540 AD? to 1853 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: Unknown. 1831. Boundary Commission map of Thetford.
<S2>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
<S3>Map: Burrell, G. B.. 1807. Map of Thetford.

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