Record Details

NHER Number:12519
Type of record:Monument
Name:Croxton windmill


This is the site of a post mill that was possibly built as early as 1791. It is marked on maps dating to 1826. It was replaced by the tower mill in 1886 and was last turned by wind in 1912.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9794 3135
Map Sheet:TF93SE

Full description

Croxton wind mill.
A post mill possibly there by 1791 but first marked by Ordnance Survey 1826. Replaced by the tower mill 1886, last turned by wind 1912.
Information from [1].
E. Rose (NAU), 4 February 1982.

Seen briefly in passing by E. Rose (NLA) 30 January 1994.
Brick tower remains, apparently intact apart from cap but covered in dense ivy.

Cap and top two storeys removed in 1930s.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 12 November 1996.

Monument Types

  • POST MILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOWER MILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1978. Croxton Mill. 30 September.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 93 SE 10 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. 1962. North-East Norfolk and Norwich. The Buildings of England. 1st Edition. p 121.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Yarham, D.. 1996. Letter. Croxton Mill.. 9 September.

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