Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Horningtoft post mill was being worked in the early 1800s along with a bake office when they were described as having worked for many years.


To be Sold by Auction By ZACHARIAH INGLETON At the Eagle Inn, East Dereham On Wednesday 30 June instant at 4 0'c
(Unless sooner disposed of by Private Contract of which due notice will be given.)
A new built MESSUAGE & Baking office with a capital Windmill & 25a. 0r. 3p. of excellent Land at Horningtoft in the county of Norfolk, together with the growing crops of the said Lands.
The above premises are all freehold except 6a. 1r. of land which are copyhold of the Manor of Horningtoft & an extensive business in the above trade has been carried on in them for many years.
Possession may be had at Michaelmas next & a considerable part of the purchase money may remain on mortgage.
Particulars & conditions of sale may be had of Messrs. E. & G. Cooper, Solrs. East Dereham..

Norfolk Chronicle - 19th & 26th June 1819

Tithe map 1839
Tithe map 1839 - as redrawn by Harry Apling

Tithe Award 1841
Map 1839
Owner: Maria Branford
Occupier: James Branford

No. 300
No. 312

No. 318

Mill Pightle
Mill Post

House & garden now TUTTLE FARM

part of

3a. 0r. 12p.
4a. 2r. 29p.
102a. 2r. 15p

£26. 13s.

Owner: Maria Branford
Occupier: James Branford

No. 310

Mill Hill

part of

5a. 1r. 3p.
166a. 0r. 33p

£46. 18s.

June 1819: Mill advertised for sale by auction

Tithe Award 1841:
Mill Pightle & Mill Post Owner: Maria Branford; Occupier: James White
Tithe Award 1841: Field
Mill Hill Owner: Frederick Winearls; Occupier: William Blythe Hastings

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Nat Grid Ref TF937.219.
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