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Herringfleet Marsh Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.5207 / 52°31'14"N

Longitude: 1.6327 / 1°37'57"E

OS Eastings: 646543

OS Northings: 297625

OS Grid: TM465976

Mapcode National: GBR YS8.ZJG

Mapcode Global: VHM66.7XZ0

Entry Name: Herringfleet Marsh Mill

Listing Date: 27 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282365

Location: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Waveney, Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Herringfleet St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TM 49 NE
1/14 Herringfleet Marsh Mill
Smock drainage mill, preserved in working order by Suffolk County Council.
Circa 1820, probably by Barnes of Yarmouth. Octagonal timber framed and black
weatherboarded tower on a brick plinth, with 2 floors above the ground floor.
Boat-shaped cap. There are 4 common (cloth-spread) sails and winding is by a
braced tailpole with a geared hand winch. The internal machinery comprises
cast iron windshaft, all-wood clasp-arm brakewheel and wallower, wooden
upright shaft; at the base of the upright shaft a cast iron crown wheel drives
an iron pit wheel with wooden cogs. External scoopwheel, the shaft driving it
inscribed 'W.T. ENGLAND. MILLWRIGHT. YARMOUTH 1910.' There is a small ground
floor fireplace, the internal flue extending only to first floor level. This
is the last full-size smock drainage mill in the Broads area.

Listing NGR: TM4994898801

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