Record Details

NHER Number:15163
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of a post medieval post mill

Summary

This is the site of a post mill built in 1781 on the site of an earlier mill.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 935 297
Map Sheet:TF92NW
Parish:FAKENHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Fakenham Heath. Site of wind mill.
Marked on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 21 August 1979.

Post mill, built in 1781.
E. Rose (NAU), 2 February 1982.

According to (S2), the land was referred to as Windmill Hill in 1781 before the above mill was built, indicating an earlier mill here.
E. Rose (NAU), 31 January 1983.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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>Publication: Baldwin, J.. Fakenham: Town on the Wensum-. 2.

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