Chedgrave postmill


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Chedgrave postmill was working in the 1300s and possibly the same mill was still there in the 1500s but there appears to be no record after that time - until Mike Page photographed crop marks in 1997 and again in 2022.

In the 4th year of Edward III it was found that Robert Baynard ... that the capital messuage here ... after repairs worth nothing. There were 120 acres of arable land, valued at 60s per ann., 4 acres of meadow at 4s, a watermill at 6s 8d and a windmill at 10s, rents of assise 4s ...
Blomefield's History of Norfolk, Vol X, Hundred of Loddon

INDENTURE LEASE for 21 years
1. Richard Barney of Langley, Esquire
2. John Ives the younger of the same, miller
Windmill, 2 millstones, saleclothes, cottages and land in Chedgrave.

Norfolk Record Office - 10 June 18 Eliz. 1576

Cropmark - 1997 Cropmark - 1st July 2022
Cropmark - 1997
Cropmark - 1st July 2022

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