Record Details

NHER Number:16207
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Hythe Mill


A windmill is marked here on the first edition 1 inch Ordnance Survey map. This post windmill was known as Hythe Mill. There was a post mill here before 1710. It was last used in 1883 and was demolished in 1886. A Watching Brief on the site in 1997 found no evidence for the location of the windmill.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7185 9474
Map Sheet:TL79SW

Full description

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

Known as Hythe Mill. A post mill there before 1710. Last used 1883, demolished 1886.
E. Rose (NAU), 23 March 1982.

3 June 1998. Watching Brief.
Observation of trenches for extension to house.
Negative results.
See report (S2) for further details.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2018.267).
E. Rose (NLA),, 31 March 1999. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 15 April 2019.

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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Phillips, C. 1999. Report on a Watching Brief at Mill House, Hythe Road, Methwold. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 320.

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