Record Details

NHER Number:40394
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of 18th century drainage mill


The site of a drainage mill built in 1769. Nothing remains today.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4421 0663
Map Sheet:TG40NW

Full description

Scarsdale Marsh.
Site of 'windmill or water engine' erected in 1769 when agreement was reached by John Houghton of Bramerton the builder and Miles Branthwaite of Gunthorpe to provide a new road to bypass the mill.
Shown on maps up to about 1820 after which the mill recorded as NHER 10389 seems to have replaced it.
E. Rose (NLA), 5 May 2004.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE MILL (18th Century to 19th Century - 1769 AD to 1820 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Williamson, T.. 2002. Report for Broads Authority.

Related records - none

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