Burnham Overy Town


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Burnham Overy Town postmill powered a single pair of French burr stones and a flour mill. A horse mill was also used on the premises and a bake house was in operation.

To be LET & Entered upon Immediately
A Capital Windmill situate at Burnham Overy, with a capital pair of French Stones, flour mill & all her going geers complete.
Also a capital Horse Mill & baking office, with an acre & a half of very capital land adjoining.
Further particulars may be had & the premises viewed by applying to Mr. Richard Cooke who resides there.

Norfolk Chronicle - 28th October 1811

Faden's map 1797: Windmill

Poll Book 1802: Richard Cooke, miller

1811: Richard Cooke, miller

October 1811: Mill advertised to be let

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