Mill Farm


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Ingham towermill was built c.1763, allegedly on the site of a former postmill that had been blown down in a gale.

To be SOLD & Entered upon at Lady Day next
A new built brick Tower WIND-MILL (commonly called INGHAM MILL) with a Dwelling House & other convenient Buildings in exceeding good Repair & near an Acre of Arable Land to the same belonging, being all Freehold & well situated for Business.
For further Particulars enquire of Mr. Rust at Palling next the Sea or of Mr. Beever, Attorney at Law at Ludham of whom monies may be had on Mortgage Security.

Norwich Mercury - 5th, 12th & 19th March 1763

Tithe Award for Sutton, 1842
Map, Pratt & Son. Surveyors, Norwich, 1841
Owner: George Matthews
Occupier: do & George Mylam

No. 155
No. 156

Part of Mill Pightle
Cottage, Garden & Mill


1a. 2r. 14p.

11s .9d.

c.1763: Mill built

March 1763: Mill advertised for sale

Faden's map 1797: Windmill

Bryant's map 1836: Windmill

Index of Wills 1828: John Matthews (miller) wife Elizabeth, died

White's 1836: George Matthews, corn miller (presumably John's son)

O. S. map 1838: Windmill

Tithe Award 1842: George Matthews, owner; George Matthews & George Mylam, occuprs

White's 1845: George Matthews, miller & farmer

White's 1854: George Matthews, miller & farmer

White's 1864: George Matthews, corn miller, farmer & merchant

1868: George Matthews, miller

c.1872: Mill demolished and a Mill Farm towermill built on the same site

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