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Cornmill

A Grade II Listed Building in Frettenham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.711 / 52°42'39"N

Longitude: 1.3236 / 1°19'25"E

OS Eastings: 624607

OS Northings: 317772

OS Grid: TG246177

Mapcode National: GBR WGT.5F9

Mapcode Global: WHMT8.94K1

Entry Name: Cornmill

Listing Date: 21 June 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228133

Location: Frettenham, Broadland, Norfolk, NR12

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Civil Parish: Frettenham

Built-Up Area: Frettenham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Frettenham

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

FRETTENHAM
TG 21 NW MILL LANE
2/25 Frettenham
Cornmill

II

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

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