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Cornmill, Frettenham

Description: Cornmill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 228133

OS Grid Reference: TG2460717772
OS Grid Coordinates: 624607, 317772
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7110, 1.3236

Location: Mill Road, Frettenham, Norfolk NR12 7NU

Locality: Frettenham
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR12 7NU

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

2/25 Frettenham


Former cornmill. Mid C19, probably c1880. Tapering tarred brick
tower. Circular plan. 5 storeys. Ground floor stable door to
south-east has one horizontal pivot window with glazing bars;
remains of double door on first floor with one horizontal pivot
window with glazing bars; one gallery door opening on second-
floor and one horizontal pivot window with glazing bars; remains
of cast-iron gallery bearers and vertical rails; one window
opening on third-floor and one horizontal pivot window on fourth
floor; complete curb and cast-iron track and rack. Interior has
virtually complete set of machinery: First floor has wooden
clasp arm, great spur wheel with wooden teeth and cast-iron crown
wheel with wooden teeth, drive shaft to auxiliary machinery
formerly placed in adjoining barn (not included) and two
underdriven stone nuts; second floor has two French burr stones
and one runner stone stored on floor, and wooden chute to first -
floor; wooden chamfered drive shaft on second and third floors;
fourth floor section of drive shaft remains.

(H Apling, Norfolk Corn Windmills, 1984, pp 226-7)

Listing NGR: TG2460717772

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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