Record Details

NHER Number:13805
Type of record:Monument
Name:The site of Thorpe Windmill


A windmill was built on this site in the early 19th century. It was last used in 1929 and was subsequently demolished. In 1979 a circular depression marked its location.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 4406 9740
Map Sheet:TM49NW

Full description

July 1979. Visit.
Demolished (though still marked on Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 map (S1)).
Only a slight circular depression in ground.
'Newly erected' in 1829; last used 1929 - according to informant [1].
E. Rose (NLA), 4 February 1982.

Drainage mill, was still standing in 1949 according to photographic records.
NIAS records (S2)
W. Arnold HES 11/01/11

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL (19th Century to Early 20th Century - 1829 AD to 1929 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 map.
<S2>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

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