Hempnall Mill


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Blomefield's History of Norfolk made mention of a watermill that existed in the 1200s.
REGR. ALB. MON. do BURY fo. 26 b
The rent of it was settled on the celerer & sacrist of Bury, and the rent of a windmill here.

The abbot of Bury had a water-mill, and divers fuits and rents belonging to it here, for which he was taxed at 34s. 4d. it was named Twagrind, and was confirmed to that monaftery by Walter Fitz-Robert, being fituate on Long-bridge, and anciently was called "Piper-mill on Rucham-river in Hemenhale," and was given by Roger de Buckenham, and William de Rucham confirmed it.
Blomefield's History of Norfolk - Ref. the year 1204

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