Record Details

NHER Number:18416
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Carter's Drainage Mill and associated dwelling


The site of a drainage mill, marked on a 19th century map. The mill was demolished in the 1950s but the single storey marshman's cottage survives.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4411 0585
Map Sheet:TG40NW

Full description

1884. Draining Pump marked on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 11 October 1982.

(S2) includes photographs, some history and description. The mill dated from the 18th century. It was a 3-storey high brick tower with patent sails and 8 bladed fantail. It powered a scoopwheel. It last worked in 1948 and was demolished in the early 1950s. The later 19th century single-storey marshman's cottage survives.
A. Yardy (HES), 31 October 2011.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE MILL (18th Century to Mid 20th Century - 1780 AD? to 1951 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, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..
<S2>Monograph: Hutchinson, S.. 2001. The Halvergate Fleet: Past and Present.

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