Monument record WLN 013 - Ralphs Mill

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Ralph's Mill - brick plinth and concrete lower floor of former smock mill.


Grid reference Centred TM 4441 6853 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM46NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ralph's Mill. Small four storey smock mill, built by Whitmore's. It ceased work in 1914 and was pulled down to a stump in 1969. This was further demolished in 1975 and only the brick plinth and concrete lower floor remain. There were four patent sails, two pairs of stones and an ogee cap with gallery and fantail (S1). First mapped in 1783 when postmill (S2)(S3). ?Replaced by smock mill in 1830s?

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> (No record type): Mills file: (S1)(S2)(S3).
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Dolman, P. 1978. Windmills in Suffolk: a contemporary survey. 48.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Flint,B.. 1979. Suffolk Windmills.
  • <S3> (No record type): Dolman P C J, list of Suffolk windmills on maps, undated.
  • <S4> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM46NW12, 1979.

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Record last edited

Feb 22 2010 3:45PM

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