Burston postmill


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Burston postmill stood on Mill Green and ran one pair of stones and a flour mill. The mill was eventually demolished to make way for a new towermill.

To be SOLD & entered upon directly
A GOOD accustomed Windmill in the Parish of Burston near Diss in Norfolk, with one Pair of Stones & a Flour Mill, in very good Corn country, now in the occupation of Thomas Garland.
For further Particulars enquire of the said Thomas Garland of Burston aforesaid.

Norfolk Chronicle - 13th April 1771

J. Jarrett
Signatory to Notice re Increase in charges for Grist Grinding.

Norfolk Chronicle - 24th November 1792

Index of Wills 1750: William Garland, miller

1771: Thomas Garland, miller

April 1771: Mill advertised for sale

1792: John Jarratt, miller

Fadens map 1797: Windmill

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