Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Calthorpe post mill was referred to in the 1300s and 1400s but it is not known when it was working.

Barley ... in seed upon 8 acres in Brendwodecroft
Also 4 acres at the Sandpit
Also 6 acres at Fring Wood
Also 2 acres at Blowe myllehil

Account of Roger Rende, bailiff - 1395
N.B. No payment shown as presumably own seed and unpaid labour by manor tenants

Farm of the land ... and 6d from Thomas Walre for 1½ acres land at Mill Mount
And 2s. of Thomas Blane for 3 acres of land in one piece next the mill of the Abbot of Langley this year
Account of Galfridus Halle - 1434-1435

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Nat Grid Ref TG18..31.. approx
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