East Harling postmill


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

East Harling had a postmill that came down in a gale during the spring of 1765. The mill used at least one pair of French burr stones.

To be Sold at East Harling in the County of Norfolk
The Timber & Materials of a WIND MILL lately blown down, together with a French Stone very little worn, with two Wheels & Trundles & all the Iron work thereunto belonging.

For further Particulars enquire of Mr. Gregory Fawkes at Thetford, Mr. James Frost at East Harling aforesaid or Mr. Isaac Spratt, Attorney at law Norwich.
Norwich Mercury - 9th March 1765

Ogilby's Britannia map 1675: Windmill

1765: Mill blew down

March 1765: Mill machinery etc advertised for sale

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