Record Details

NHER Number:15648
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill and post medieval objects


According to 18th and 19th century maps, a windmill once stood at this location. Investigations of this area in the 1970s recovered an undated spindle whorl, post medieval jetton and the bowl of a post medieval clay pipe.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 6213 9462
Map Sheet:TL69SW

Full description

Hard grey spindle whorl of pottery.
Jetton by Hans Schultes with square perforation: Nuremberg, late 16th century. Obverse: Reichsapfel HANS SCHULTES ON NVRNB. Reverse: Lion of St Mark, SANTVS MARCVS.
Clay pipe bowl with crossed keys on both sides.
Identifications by A. Rogerson (NAU).
Found by S. Ashley (NAU).
All held by NCM.
A. Rogerson (NAU) January 1980.

Also site of a windmill marked on Faden 1797 and on Bryant 1826.
See also NHER 2592.
E. Rose (NAU) 23 March 1982.

June 2012
Although a mill is shown at this location on Faden's 1797 map (S1), this does not appear to be the same mill that is depicted on Bryants 1826 map and later maps. The 19th century mill was located on Mill Lane further to the northeast (see NHER 57872).
J. Albone (HES), 13 June 2012

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SPINDLE WHORL (Undated)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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