Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Mundford smock windmill stood to the southeast side of the village on the east of the Thetford road and ran a single pair of 4ft. French burr stones.

Tithe map 1842 - as redrawn by Harry Apling
Tithe map 1842 - as redrawn by Harry Apling

Tithe Award 1844
Map, Lenny & Croft, Surveyors, Bury St. Edmunds, 1842
Owner: Sir Richard Sutton, Bart
Occupier: James Debenham

No. 149

Mill Close

Part of

13a. 0r. 30p.
465a. 0r. 1p.

14. 2
£18. -. 7

To Millers, Millwrights and others
J. & S. Oldman
Are honored with instructions from S. L. Stephens, Esq. to Sell by Auction at the Crown Inn, Mundford on Friday, April 1st, 1859 All that Timber-Framed Tower WINDMILL with Sails and Backs (nearly new), pair of 4 ft. French Stones and all Machinery. The whole to be taken down and removed at the purchaser's expense, within on month from the day of Sale.
Sale to commenmce at 5 o'c in the afternoon.
Norfolk News - 26th March 1859

O.S. Map 2005
O.S. Map 2005
Image reproduced under licence from Ordnance Survey

O.S. map 1824: Windmill

Pigot's 1830:
Richard Burton, miller & flour dealer, Mundford

Greenwood's map 1834: Windmill

White's 1836: Richard Button, miller & baker

Tithe Award 1844:
Owner: Sir Richard Sutton, Bart; Occupier: James Debenham

March 1859: Mill advertised for sale by auction to be removed

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