Mill Lane


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Docking Mill Lane postmill was working until 1821, when it was replaced with a newer postmill. The mill had a roundhouse and a horse boulting mill was also on the site.

To be Sold by Private Contract
An ESTATE at Docking in the county of Norfolk, consisting of a Messuage lately rebuilt, with dairy & brew house adjoining, yards, garden & orchard, barn, stables, cart & waggon lodges & all other convenient outbuildings.
A large strong built Post Wind-Mill & Roundhouse, which will hold 25 lasts of corn, a horse bolting mill with wheels & going geers compleat, a granary which will contain 15 lasts of corn & a small piece of pasture ground. The Estate is Freehold & the Messuage hath a Right of Common & Shackage on the Common & Fields of Docking.
Apply to Mr. Hemington, Lynn, Norfolk.
Norfolk Chronicle - 11th & 18th June 1803

Faden's map 1797

Poll Book 1802: John Bacon, miller

June 1803: Mill advertised for sale by private contract

1821: Mill replaced by a newer postmill

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Nat Grid Ref TF77143636
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