Monument record OCC 004 - Large Post Medieval smock mill.

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Large six-storey smock mill, said to have been moved from Eye c. 1860


Grid reference Centred TM 1562 7051 (52m by 50m)
Map sheet TM17SE


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Full Description

Large six-storey smock mill, said to have been moved from Eye c.1860. It worked until c.1921 and was demolished shortly after. The two-storey base remains as a store. It once had six sails, but later had four patent sails, an ogee cap with gallery and fantail, and three paris of stones (S1). A post mill, mapped in 1826 & on the tithe map of 1841, had occupied the same site (S2)(S3)(R1)(R2).

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <R1> (No record type): Bryant, map 1826.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Dolman, P. 1978. Windmills in Suffolk: a contemporary survey. 45.
  • <R2> Map: 1841. Occold Tithe Map and Apportionment. Occold Tithe map, SRO (Ipswich), 1841.
  • <S2> (No record type): Flint B, Suffolk Windmills 1979, 138 & 147.
  • <S3> (No record type): Dolman P, List of Suffolk Windmills on maps, circa 1970.
  • <S4> Index: National Record of Industrial Monuments. NRI01.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S6> Index: Historic England. Related Archives/Objects from NRHE. BF004927.

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Record last edited

Jun 24 2021 10:08AM

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