early postmills


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Gimingham had four post mills during the 1300s as well as the watermill. The later postmill could have been on the site of one of these earlier mills.

The Soke of Gimingham

Under the De Warrenes
Then of course there was the Water Mill & later on there were four Wind Mills as well.

Inquisition Post Mortem
(of John de Warren, deceased)
21 Edw. III
(19th July 1347)
Also there are 4 windmills & one Watermill, which are worth by the year 40 Marks.
History of an East Anglian Soke - Christobel M. Hoare (Mrs. Ivo Hood) 1918

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