Kettlestone
postmill


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Kettlestone post windmill was running in the 1700s and may have been much older. It was probably dismantled and moved to another site in 1789. The mill used two pairs of stones.


To be SOLD
A Messuage with Garden, Stable, Hayhouse & Appurtenances in Kettlestone in the county of Norfolk & also a Wind-Mill called Kettlestone Mill with the Stones, going Gears & Appurtenances to the same belonging; all which Premises are now in the Use of James Sugar, Miller; at & under the Yearly Rent of £12. All the above Premises are Copyhold, Fine certain & pay a Quit Rent of 8d.
Also a Freehold Tenement in Kettlestone aforesaid with Garden to the same belonging, now in the Use of Matthew Pearse at the yearly Rent of Three Guineas, subject to a yearly Quit Rent of 3d.
For further Particulars enquire of Mr. John Williamson, Brickmaker at Wells or of Mr. Thomas Leversage at Mr. Daniel Jones' in Fakenham.

Norwich Mercury - 23rd & 30th July 1763


To be SOLD
A DWELLING HOUSE, Stable & Wind-Mill in Kettlestone in the county of Norfolk, Copyhold, now in the Possession of Matthew Pearse, at the yearly Rent of Eleven Pounds ...
For further Particulars enquire of Mr. Haws, Attorney in Fakenham.

Norwich Mercury - 23rd July 1757


October 2, 1787

To be LETT
A WINDMILL & DWELLING HOUSE at Kettlestone in the county of Norfolk with a Right of Commonage on a very good Common & within the Distance of 5 Miles of Fakenham & Walsingham, two very good Market Towns in the same County.
For further Particulars enquire of Henry Browne at the George, Reepham or of Wm. Utting the owner, of Kerdistone near Reepham, who will shew the premises.

Norfolk Chronicle - 6th October 1787

A WINDMILL
To be Sold by Auction
At Kettlestone on Monday next 22nd Day of June inst. precisely at 10 o'c in the morning.
A Very good WINDMILL, with two pair of Stones, standing at Kettlestone in the said county, to be taken down & carried away by the Purchaser immediately.
Enquire of Mr. Palmer at Elsing or of Mr. John Crisp, Attorney at Law, East Dereham.

Norfolk Chronicle - 20th June 1879


Tithe map 1839
Tithe map 1839 - as redrawn by Harry Apling

Tithe Award 1839
Map 1839
Owner: Sir Charles Chad, Bart. (Lord of the Manor)
Occupier: John Barker

No. 101
No. 103

Mill Field
Mill Meadow

Arable
Pasture
Part

26a. 1r. 20p.
3a. 2r. 13p.
355a 6p.

£100. 8/-


Tithe Award 1839
Map 1839
Owner: Sir Charles Chad, Bart. (Lord of the Manor)
Occupier: do

No. 102

Plantation

Part

2a. 3r. 10p.
83a. 2r. 31p.

£3. 1/-


Tithe Award 1839
Map 1839
Owner: Earl of Leicester
Occupier: Robert Applegate

No. 106

Mill Close

Arable
Part

8a. 2r. 37p.
63a. 1p.

£16. 13/-


Tithe Award 1839
Map 1839
Owner: Barbara Dew
Occupier: John Ivy

No. 113

Mill Close

Arable
Part

10a. 3r. 18p.
85a. 2r. 4p.

£34. 10/-


Index of Wills 1753: Edward Fox, miller

1757: Matthew Pearse, tenant miller at a rent of £11 per annum

July 1763: Mill advertised for sale

1763: James Sugar, miller

July 1763: Mill advertised for sale

1787: William Utting of Kerdistone, owner

October 1787: Mill advertised to be let

June 1789: Mill advertised for sale by auction to be dismantled

c.1789: Mill dismantled



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