Record Details

NHER Number:10390
Type of record:Building
Name:Stone's Drainage Mill


A post medieval drainage mill is shown on Faden's map of 1797. It was rebuilt in the 19th century with a brick tower. The frame of the cap remains and internal equipment. The fanstage has spur gear winding which is rare on drainage mills.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4411 0562
Map Sheet:TG40NW

Full description

Stones Mill. Drainage wind mill.
Shown by Faden (S1). Later rebuilt; brick tower, frame of cap remains, cast iron windshaft, brake wheel, cast iron scoop wheel. Rods of Cubitt's sails lie on ground. No vertical shaft remaining.
Information from Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society.
E. Rose (NAU), 3 November 1980.

February 1987. Listed, Grade II.
Mid 19th century.
Cap frame with sheers, sheer overlays, headstock, weatherbeam, remains of tail beam; truck wheels, centering wheels, curb, track and racks. Remains of fanstage with spur gear winding (rare on wind pumps).
Information from (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 11 December 1985.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE MILL (18th Century to 21st Century - 1770 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TG 4405A - F.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1372701.

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MNO3207Related to: Stones Drainage Mill FREETHORPE (Revoked)

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