Record Details

NHER Number:8394
Type of record:Building
Name:Hickling corn mill


This seven storey brick tower windmill has a boat-shaped cap. The sails and fantail are missing. It was built in 1817. Inside part of the working mechanism remains.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4087 2301
Map Sheet:TG42SW

Full description

Tower mill 'to be let' September 1818 - 'a handsome new mill' in January 1819. Last used around 1900.
E. Rose (NAU), 9 February 1982.

September 1982. Visit.
Brick towermill, seven storeys, boat-shaped cap. No sails or fantail, but weatherproof - used as store or similar.
E. Rose (NAU), September 1982.

(S1) dates to 1817 and says brakewheel, windshaft and three pairs French stones and vats remain.
E. Rose (NAU).

Upgraded to II* 1995.

Monument Types

  • 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. TG4023/A - F.
---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 552.
---*Rolled Plan: Large Plan Exists.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF6226.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373693.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.

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