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Herringfleet Marsh Mill

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

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Coordinates

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/08/2018

TM 49 NE
1/14

HERRINGFLEET
Herringfleet Marsh Mill

27.11.54

II*
Smock drainage mill windpump, 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 two floors above the ground floor. Boat-shaped cap. There are four 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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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