Record Details

NHER Number:10490
Type of record:Building
Name:Red Mill or Langley Detached Mill


This 19th century brick drainage mill has a boat-shaped weatherboarded cap. The mill has been extended and converted to use as a holiday home.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4655 0447
Map Sheet:TG40SE

Full description

Known as Red Mill. Formerly called Langley detached windpump.
Drainage wind pump.
Marked on (S1).
(S2) records (Number 34) in 1974 as preserved red brick tower with red boat-shaped cap.
Windshaft, brakewheel, remains of fan cradle.
Small, three storey, small thatched extension.
Seen only from across river, external description still as given by (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 7 May 1984.

Plans (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 7 May 2004.

August 2005. Building Survey.
Condition survey undertaken as part of Broadland Flood Alleviation Project.
See report (S2) for further details.
E. Rose (NLA), 6 September 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 10 March 2015.

January 2006.
Late 19th century building with extension 20th century.
For further information see listed description.
D. Robertson (NLA), 31 January 2006.

July 2008
Built between 1840 and 1880. Grade 2 listed.
See (S6)
H. White (NLA), 5 February 2009

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE MILL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1860 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 4604C,D.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TG 4604AM - AR.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 4704AJV.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Monograph: Smith, A.C.. 1974. Drainage Windmills of the Norfolk Marshes.. 2.
<S3>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
<S4>Unpublished Report: Philpot, M. and Merrick, D. 2005. Built Heritage Condition Survey Report - BHCSR01. Langley Detached Mill. Built Heritage Condition Survey Report.
<S5>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1169214.
<S6>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2008. Unusual places to stay for a real treat. 14 July.

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