Monument record SEJ 032 - Windmill

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19th century Windmill visible on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map.


Grid reference Centred TM 319 813 (7m by 7m)
Map sheet TM38SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

19th century Windmill visible on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. Base of the mill may still be extant (S1). Large post mill with two-storey roundhouse, moved from Harleston in 1897. It was demolished in June/July 1923 but the roundhouse remains as a store. There were four patent sails, two pairs of stones adn a fantail (S2). Also said to have been built in 1864 and to have been moved from Starston, Norfolk. Nearby was another - post, buck only - removed in 1972 (S2).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Dolman, P. 1978. Windmills in Suffolk: a contemporary survey.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Flint, B.. 1979. Suffolk Windmills.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S5> Article in serial: A, A. Bryan. 1998. Windmill gazetteer for England.

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Record last edited

Sep 20 2021 5:59PM

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