Record Details

NHER Number:8610
Type of record:Building
Name:Stokesby Commission Drainage Mill


An early 19th century brick drainage mill built by William Rust. There has been a mill on this site since the early 18th century.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4225 1045
Map Sheet:TG41SW

Full description

Drainage Mill.
Brick tower remains, with apparently an attempt to create a lookout platform on top by supporting a flat roof on brick pillars.
E. Rose (NAU) 15 November 1978.

Marked on (S1) as Stokesby Drain Mill.
E. Rose (NAU)

December 1987. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Drainage windpump. Early 19th century by William Rust. Brick with timber roof covering. Tapering circular 4 storey brick tower surviving to curb track. Round-headed timber door to south under arched timber lintel. One segmental- headed second floor casement above. One ground floor window to east and a first floor window to north. Flat roof built upon brick piers.
Information from (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 7 October 1998.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE MILL (18th Century to 21st Century - 1720 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TG4210/A - D.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 679.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1152630.

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