Record Details

NHER Number:13131
Type of record:Building
Name:Caley Watermill


A carrstone watermill dating from about 1840, and incorporating some 17th century details. The mill has a four storey porch tower, with an open arched entrance on the ground floor. The mill is now the headquarters of Norfolk Lavender.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6851 3745
Map Sheet:TF63NE

Full description

Mill on this site marked by (S1) and (S2).

September 1984. Listed, Grade II.
About 1840 with some 17th century remnants.
Carrstone of 3 storeys, 5 bays.
T-plan with off centre 4 storey gabled porch open to north and south with four centred arches; semi-octagonal corner buttresses and pinnacles. String course.
South gable has 4 central windows of 3 lights each.
Later low east wing.
See (S3) for the complete listing details.
Originally noted by A. Lawson (NAU)
E. Rose (NAU) 12 March 1984.

Monument Types

  • WATERMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1986. [Article on the use of the Caley Watermill as the headquarters of Norfolk Lavender]. 18 April.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1995. [Photograph of Caley Watermill]. 29 September.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 390.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S3>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1305624.

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