Wymondham Priory


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Forncett had a postmill in the 13th century that belonged to Wymondham Priory.

According to Edward J. Kealey in his 1987 book Harvesting the Air - Windmill Pioneers, the mill was debilitated in 1279.

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