Monument record BAR 055 - Mill Farm

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Site of water mill on river Black Bourne, depicted on historic maps.


Grid reference Centred TL 935 742 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TL97SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Water mill on river Black Bourne (S1). Same site as mill shown on Bowen's 1753 map (S2) and Hodskinson's 1783 map (S3).
Millers are recorded at Bardwell in 1600-1649, 1844 and 1912 (S4). Note two parts of one mill are listed in 1086 Domesday survey for Bardwell. Building shown on tithe map of 1838 (S5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Gransden, Antonia. 2007. A History of The Abbey of Bury St Edmunds 1182-1256.
  • <S2> (No record type): Bowen E, Map of 1753.
  • <S3> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.
  • <S4> (No record type): Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, 1990.
  • <S5> Map: 1838/39. Bardwell Tithe Map and Apportionment. Bardwell Tithe Map, SRO(B) T41/2.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 10 2016 2:29PM

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