Monument record TMM 004 - Post mill with two storey roundhouse, said to date from the late C17, ceased work circa 1940 and was burnt down by boys from the Kerrison Approved Sc…

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Summary

Post mill with two storey roundhouse, said to date from the late C17, ceased work circa 1940 and was burnt down by boys from the Kerrison Approved School at Thorndon in the afternoon of May 17, 1959.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1101 7113 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TM17SW
Civil Parish THORNHAM MAGNA, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Post mill with two storey roundhouse, said to date from the late C17, ceased work circa 1940 and was burnt down by boys from the Kerrison Approved School at Thorndon in the afternoon of May 17, 1959. The foundations remain visible. There were two patent and two common sails, two pairs of stones in the head and a fantail. The mill was very headsick and needed large piles of bricks in the tail to help the balance (S1).
First mapped in 1675 (S2).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <M1> (No record type): Mills file: (S1)(S2)(S3).
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Dolman, P. 1978. Windmills in Suffolk: a contemporary survey. 50.
  • <S2> (No record type): Flint B, Suffolk Windmills, 1979, 141.
  • <S3> (No record type): Dolman P C J, list of Suffolk windmills on maps, undated.
  • <S4> Index: National Record of Industrial Monuments. NRI01.
  • <S5> Index: Historic England. Related Archives/Objects from NRHE.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2021 2:29PM

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