Record Details

NHER Number:17525
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Coldharbour drainage mill


The site of a drainage mill. The remains include the brick floor, two raceways and partially collapsed culverted waterlanes.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3970 1694
Map Sheet:TG31NE

Full description

Site of Coldharbour Wind pump.
Built by England's, had scoop wheel.
No remains. See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 16 September 1981.

April 2005. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society location was incorrectly situated at junction of two dikes. The correct location is also shown on (S3). There are remains, a brick base and flagstones in a mound of earth.
E. Rose (NLA), 5 April 2005.

(S4) states: 'This is an unusual mill having had two scoop wheels, and serving as a pusher for Ludham Bridge Mill and so not discharging into the river directly.'
E. Rose (NLA), 7 June 2005.

April 2005. Field Observation.
Survey of excavated remains carried out by Norfolk Archaeological Unit.
Further details to come.
E. Rose (NLA), 7 June 2005.

Site location amended.
A. Yardy (HES), 02 September 2011.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE MILL (19th Century to World War Two - 1830 AD? to 1940 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1981. A Survey of Ludham. Journal of the Norfolk Industrial Archaeological Society. Vol III No 1 pp 34-51. p 36.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S3>Map: 1840. Tithe Award Map.
<S4>*Verbal Communication: Yardy, A. (NCC). 2005. [unknown].

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