Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Hockwold had a postmill that was working in the 1600s and was probably an open trestle design.

On 4th July 1973, Mr. A. J. Orange of Brandon, wrote to Harry Apling to say he had a map of 1607 that showed a postmill in Hockwold. However, the exact location was not depicted.

INDENTURE Lease for payment of £2120
1. Rt. Hon. Bryan Cockayne, Esq., Viscount Cullen (Ireland), Sir Ralph Bankes of Corfe Castle (Dorset) Kt. and others
2. John Musters of Collwick (Notts) Esq.,
Capital Messuage called Hockwold Hall with houses, garden and tenements belonging, lime kiln, cottage and windmill and land in Hockwold and Wilton. etc.
7th December 1661

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