Record Details

NHER Number:5242
Type of record:Building
Name:Tower mill at The Mill House


A brick tower mill, built in 1823 and worked until the late 19th century when its sails were removed. It was later used as a water tower but has now been converted into a house.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3734 1905
Map Sheet:TG31NE

Full description

Windmill. Tower mill, brick tower only survives, converted into house.
Seen by E. Rose (NAU) 23 August 1975.

Built 1823. Worked until 1890, sails removed 1893, later made into water tower. See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 16 September 1981.

May 1987. Listed, Grade II.
Tower cornmill. 1825, converted to residential use 1959. Tarred brick. 5 tapering storeys. Double doors to north. Blocked segmental door to east. Segmental windows alternate to cardinal points on each floor now with C20 casements. External staircase to first floor also C20.
Information from (S2).

6 July 1994. NLA air photography.
Tower of mill intact and visible.
M. Brennand (NLA), 13 March 2001.

Monument Types

  • WATER TOWER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TG3719/A, B, E, F.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1981. [unknown]. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Journal. Vol III, No 1.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373441.

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