East Dereham
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Two watermills with so far unidentified locations were in the East Dereham area in the 1200s when they were recorded in the survey undertaken in the 21st year of Hugh de Norwold, Bishop of Ely, who was consecrated on 10th June 1229.

The Bishop ... There are two watermills and one windmill and the Bishop might erect another if he pleased.
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