Gt. Yarmouth Southtown
postmill
(early)


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Gt Yarmouth Southtown postmill stood on the north side of the High Road near the church.


. . . we learn that on Trinity Monday, 9th June, 1798, 'The Great or Black Mill was commenced erecting on the Common'. It had been brought from Southtown, Yarmouth. The proprietor was Robert Dawson.
NThe Mills of Southwold - Ida S. Critten
Story of Southwold, edited by M. Janet Becker - 1948

Kirby's map of Suffolk 1764: Windmill

Hodskinson's map of Suffolk 1783: Windmill

Faden's map 1797: Windmill

1798: Mill buck taken to Southwold and erected as the Black Mill


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