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Norfolk Windmills

Ingworth postmill was working in the 1200s and the early 1300s.

... and in the 9th of Edward I John, Abbot of Bury demised to William de Saham, clerk, for life, one messuage, with the demean lands, meadow, and pasture, a windmill ...

In the 30th of the said King, there was an extent of it whereby it appears that there was a capital messuage belonging to it and 127 acres of arable land in demean valued at £11. 6s 4d. per ann. the price of every acre 20s., 50 acres of meadow in demean valued at £6. 5s. at 2s. 6d. per acre; a windmill of 40s. per ann. ...

Blomefield's History of Norfolk - Freebridge Hundred

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