Monument record MDS 140 - Windmill

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Post-medieval post mill


Grid reference TM 101 657 (point)
Map sheet TM16NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Kent's mill. Post mill with two-storey roundhouse. Pulled down in 1913, the roundhouse remains as a store. There were four patent sails, a fantail , and three pairs of stones, two in the head and one in the tail. The buck was tarred and the sails were painted red (S1). Earliest cartographic evidence is 1824 (S2). Visible on the 1st edition OS map c.1880 (S3)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Dolman, P. 1978. Windmills in Suffolk: a contemporary survey.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Flint,B.. 1979. Suffolk Windmills.
  • <S3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
  • <S4> Index: National Record of Industrial Monuments.
  • <S5> Index: Historic England. Related Archives/Objects from NRHE. NRI01.
  • <S6> Index: Historic England. Related Archives/Objects from NRHE. BF004920.
  • <S7> 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 16 2021 12:08PM

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