Record Details

NHER Number:15570
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval post mill

Summary

The site of this post mill is marked on Faden's 1797 map as a drainage mill. This is probably an error as all subsequent references refer to a post mill.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 4187 9125
Map Sheet:TM49SW
Parish:GILLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of drainage mill. Marked on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 19 December 1979.

Grid reference made more accurate from (S2).

(S1) is the only map to mark this as a drainage mill. This is probably an error as all other information indicates that this was a corn mill. The Gillingham tithe map (S3) depicts a post mill on the site however it had disappeared by the late 19th century (S4).
A. Yardy (HES), 24 October 2011.

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>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S3>Map: 1838. Gillingham Tithe Map.
<S4>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..

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