Record Details

NHER Number:15954
Type of record:Building
Name:Post medieval tower mill


This windmill was first marked on maps in the late 1800s. It was built as a post mill and then rebuilt as a tower mill in 1856. It was last worked by wind in 1932. It has five storeys with original windows and some internal machinery.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9524 0096
Map Sheet:TF90SE

Full description

Wind mill.
First marked on (S1).
Post mill, rebuilt as tower 1856. Last worked by wind 1932, but engine 1943.
(S2) in 1983 says with datestone and RD for Richard Dewing Cap frame and windshaft removed; machinery from wallower and sack hoist to stones and vats intact. Five floors, original windows at intervals.
E. Rose (NAU), 6 June 1983.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF9500 A-C.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 240.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1172190.

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