Gt Yarmouth Denes


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Gt Yarmouth had several mills on the Denes from the 1200s and probably before.

Edward I. 1277
... And we will, that they of the town of Yarmouth do not build above five wind-mills upon the dene, more than they have now built, and those mills shall be built to the least damage and nuisance of the dene and those who should dry their nets there ...
Dated at Westminster the 20th Day of May, the 5th year of our reign.

The History & Antiquities of the ancient burgh of Great Yarmouth - Henry Swinden - 1772

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