Record Details

NHER Number:4161
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill


According to an Ordnance Survey map of 1836, a windmill once stood at this location. This windmill was replaced by a tower mill in, or before, 1841. The mill was last operated by wind and steam in 1912 but was still operating by 1915 using steam only.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8436 1114
Map Sheet:TF81SW

Full description

'Old Windmill' marked on Ordnance Survey, but farmer tells me this was destroyed in 1900 and nothing remains.
E. Rose (NAU) 20 February 1976.

Windmill shown on 1st edition 1in Ordnance Survey 1836.
E. Rose (NAU).

This was replaced by a tower mill in or before 1841. Last used by 'wind and steam' 1912 but mill was 'doing a good grist trade' in 1915 - but perhaps by steam only.
E. Rose (NAU) 23 March 1982.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 81 SW M [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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