Record Details

NHER Number:15818
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post-medieval post mill


A post mill is marked at this site on Bryant's map of Norfolk made in 1826. It was last used in 1904. A circular depression and bricks could be seen here in 1980.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0900 4245
Map Sheet:TG04SE

Full description

Site of Kelling wind mill.
Marked on (S1), but not on (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 29 February 1980.

15 April 1980.
Grid reference more accurate on ground.
Circular depression with some brickwork.
E. Rose (NAU).

A post mill on (S3); last used in 1904.
E. Rose (NAU), 10 February 1982.

March 2004, Norfolk NMP
Nothing was mapped of the windmill site during the NMP project, as the site was partially obscured by vegetation on the available aerial photographs.
S. Massey (NMP) 08 March 2004

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.
---Website: Neville, J.. 2004. Kelling postmill. 31 May 2017.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S3>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.

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