Record Details

NHER Number:22687
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval windmill


Fieldwalking recovered prehistoric worked flints and fragments of medieval and post medieval pottery. A windmill is recorded as being 'lately situated' here in 1653.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 3938 9785
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

March 1986. Hales Survey, Heckingham site 48.
Rough ploughed and well weathered, good conditions.

Two scrapers, one blade.
Four medieval unglazed.
Eight post medieval to recent.
See (S1).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU), 23 June 1986.

In this area (southeast of parish, east of Raveningham to Nockham (Nogdam End) road) a wind mill 'lately situated' in 1653. On other side of road were fields called Millfield in Suddixe Went (1616) and Millacre in Highfield (1697).
E. Rose (NAU), 11 March 1987.

Monument Types

  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Hales Survey. 48. Hales.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Hales Survey. Hales Survey fieldwalking notes.

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