Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Gressenhall postmill stood near and was worked in conjunction with the watermill and was possibly eventually replaced by a smockmill on the same site.

To be Sold by Auction. Sometime in August next unless disposed of in the meantime by private contract.
All those WATER_CORN_MILLS called CHAPPLE MILS near East Dereham in the county of Norfolk & a Dwelling house, Barn, Stables & other buildings in good repair, with a good Windmill near the same and several pieces & parcels of Land, containing about 17 acres.
These premises are well situated for trade & are now in full business; part of the purchase money may remain thereon for some years and immediate possession may be had.
Enquire of Mr. Henry Blyth of Burnham Market in Norfolk.
All persons indebted to Mr. Nathaniel Blyth, late of Chapple Mills, are requested to pay the same to Mr. Henry Blyth & any person having demands upon the said Nathaniel Blyth are requested to send account thereof to Mr. Henry Blyth immediately.
Norfolk Chronicle - 11th & 18th July 1795

Index of Wills 1768: William Mussett, miller

1795: Nathaniel Blyth, miller, died

July 1795: Mill advertised for sale by auction

Faden's map 1797: Windmill (Hoe ?)

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