Record Details

NHER Number:8693
Type of record:Building
Name:Site of post medieval windmill

Summary

A windmill is marked here on Bryant's map of 1826. The remains of the windmill may be visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 5221 1279
Map Sheet:TG51SW
Parish:CAISTER ON SEA, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

9 July 1946. RAF aerial photograph.
Varied cropmark (circle within square) (S1).
This 'cropmark' is in fact too faint to be regarded as anything.
A. J. Lawson (NAU), 1979.

D. Gurney (NAU) notes that this is the site of the Croft Farm windmill.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 April 1988.

Mill shown on Bryant's map of 1826 (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 6 June 2002.

Monument Types

  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • WINDMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Caister on Sea.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.

Related records - none

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