Record Details

NHER Number:12489
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill


This is the site of an early 19th century windmill that was demolished in about 1940.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9114 2928
Map Sheet:TF92NW

Full description

Site of wind mill.
Tall tower mill marked on (S1), and visible in photograph in (S2).
First mentioned in 1827; sails often blown off!
Sails finally removed about 1915.
Demolished for rubble about 1940.
The mill is said to have been dated 1833, and closed down 1918 (not 1915).
Information from source [2].
E. Rose (NAU) 4 February 1982.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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: Ordnance Survey. 1883. First edition six inch map.
<S2>Publication: 1978. Hempton, a Village Community.

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