Record Details

NHER Number:17154
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval smock mill


This is the site of a smock mill shown on Bryant's map of 1826. The mill was last used in 1889. A watching brief carried out by the NAU in 1997 did not reveal any archaeological features relating to the mill.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3616 9852
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

Site of wind mill?
(S1) shows a view of Loddon with a tall wind mill (smock mill?) somewhere southwest of the church.
At this grid reference (S2) has a small blotch which might be intended for the symbol for a wind mill.
Nothing on (S3).
E. Rose (NAU) 3 April 1981.

Confirmed by [1] as smockmill on (S4).
Last used 1889.
E. Rose (NAU) 22 March 1982.

July to August 1997. Watching Brief.
Observation and metal detecting of commercial works.
Few features found probably of recent date.
No trace of windmill.
See report (S5) for further details.
E. Rose (NLA), 9 June 1999.

Monument Types

  • SMOCK MILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • 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>Monograph: Cotman, J.S.. 1819. Excursion through Norfolk II. 1.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S3>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S4>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
<S5>Unpublished Contractor Report: Gaffney, K. E. 1999. Results of a Watching Brief at Kittens Lane, Loddon. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 263.

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