Record Details

NHER Number:9276
Type of record:Building
Name:Marlingford Mill

Summary

This 18th and 19th century part brick and part timber-framed and weatherboarded watermill was originally used for grinding corn. It was later converted into an early hydroelectric power generator. It is now used as workshops.

Images

  • Marlingford Mill dates back to the 18th century and was used for grinding corn  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1287 0834
Map Sheet:TG10NW
Parish:MARLINGFORD, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Watermill. Marked on (S1).
After corn grinding ceased, had early hydroelectric device (information from Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society).

(S2) notes as now workshops. 18th and 19th century. Part brick and part timber framed and weatherboarded. Irregular, three and four storeyed with attics. Many cast iron windows survive. Wheel pit to east with arched braced jettied gable over. Two 18th century roofs. Fragmentary remains of chutes, bins and the electric turbine.
E. Rose (NAU), 18 March 1985.

Monument Types

  • POWER STATION (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WATERMILL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG1208A-C, K, L,.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1988. [Illustration of Marlingford Mill]. 20 June.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 1208Q - R, V, X.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1998. [Photograph of Marlingford Mill]. 23 May.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 535.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050708.

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