Record Details

NHER Number:16206
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of tower windmill


A windmill is marked on the first edition 1 inch Ordnance Survey map made in 1836. This was a tower windmill with an onion cap and slatted or Cubitt's sails. It was last used in 1912.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7360 9459
Map Sheet:TL79SW

Full description

Site of wind mill.
Marked on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 3 June 1980.

A tower mill last used in 1912.
E. Rose (NAU), 23 March 1982.

Old photograph reproduced in (S2) in file shows complete mill with onion cap and Cubitt's or slatted sails.
E. Rose (NLA), 18 December 1992.

Monument Types

  • TOWER 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1992. [Photograph of Methwold Mill]. 16 December.

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