Feltwell
postmill
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Feltwell postmill was working in the 1200s.


The Bishop of Ely's Manor 1277.
There was also a watermill belonging to his lordship called BRIGGE MELN, which the whole village farmed at 32s. per annum, and a windmill.

Blomefield's History of Norfolk. Vol II, Hundred of Grimeshou, Feltwell.


A. J. Orange's, The Story of Feltwell, 1970 and Armstrong's History of Norfolk maintain that the mill was actually recorded in 1250 during the survey undertaken by Hugh de Norwold, Bishop of Ely.


1250: Windmill recorded in a survey undertaken by Hugh de Norwold, Bishop of Ely

1277: Windmill

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