Record Details

NHER Number:2199
Type of record:Building
Name:Ingleborough Mill


A windmill, known as Ingleborough Mill, was built at this location in 1824. It had its sails removed in 1940 and has now been incorporated into the modern mill that stands here. The 19th century mill building is constructed from brick and has seven storeys, with a gallery at fourth floor level and a sawtooth cornice below the curb track. It was listed as being of architectural interest in 1985 and was still standing when it was last visited in 1992.


  • Ingleborough Mill, West Walton.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TF 47385 14981
Map Sheet:TF41SE

Full description

Windmill. Known as Ingleborough Mill. Built 1824. Sails removed in 1940, now incorporated into modern mill.
Information from H. Apling.
E. Rose (NAU) 24 March 1982.

Listed as: brick, circular, tapering. Seven storeys to southwest. Window above on each floor plus three to south, Gallery at fourth floor. Sawtooth cornice below curb track. Interior with opposing door to adjoining buildings. Stairs and floors but machinery gone.
Grade II listed in 1985.
E. Rose (NAU) 4 February 1986.

According to Department of Environment now (1986) known as Inglethorpe Mill.
E. Rose (NAU).

Incorrectly marked on Ordnance Survey 6in TF 41 NE at 4735 1510. Should be on map TF 41 SE at TF 47386 14982.
Investigated by Ordnance Survey Inspector who found the 1820s brick tower.
No mill known at Old Crown Farm, nor is there one on it's deeds.
Information from Ordnance Survey Records.
R. J. Rickett (NAU) 26 February 1990

19 August 1992. Seen only in passing by E. Rose (NLA), enough to confirm it is still there.
Reference to Inglethorpe Mill on listing is incorrect - it is still known as Ingleborough Mill.
E. Rose (NLA) 20 August 1992.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL (19th Century to 21st Century - 1824 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 4714A-D.
---Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077675.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 41 NE 4; TF 41 SE 15.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 773.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1992. [Sale advertisement for Ingleborough Mill, West Walton]. 18 February.

Related records - none

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