Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Shipdham had two postmills working in the 1200s and one of them may be the mill at Rode-Fee recorded some 100 years later.

In 1277 he (the bishop) ...
He also had 2 windmills belonging to this manor and the suit belonging to them with free warren in the whole manor.
Blomefields History of Norfolk - Mitford

Harry Apling mentioned that this mill may have been recorded as working in 1250.

1250: Mill possibly working

1277: Windmill

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