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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183297
English Heritage Legacy ID: 282365
Location: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Waveney, Suffolk, NR32
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
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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