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Merton post mill was owned by the Manor of Merton and possibly ran for several hundred years before being last recorded as working in the 1700s.


Settlement on marriage between James de Grey, Esquire and Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Martin Stuteville, deceased re Manor of Merton etc.
... Fishery, warren and windmill at Merton

Walsingham (Merton) Papers - Norfolk Record Office - 1647


Settlement of portion by James de Grey and his wife Elizabeth and Lady Ann widow of Sir John Wentworth Kt. on Ann de Grey, James's niece.
... windmill on the heath at Merton

Walsingham (Merton) Papers - Norfolk Record Office - 1656


Settlement prior to marriage of Thomas de Grey Esquire and Elizabeth, daughter of William Windham of Felbrigg, Esquire.
... windmill in Merton

Walsingham (Merton) Papers - Norfolk Record Office - 1706


Agreement for increase of rent between Thomas de Grey and John Greengrass following lease for 21 years to Greengrass in 1725 of Merton windmill and Mill House and enlargement and improvement of the mill by Thomas de Grey.
Walsingham (Merton) Papers - Norfolk Record Office - 1726


Merton Hall Estate 1647: Windmill

Merton Hall Estate 1656: Windmill

Merton Hall Estate 1706: Windmill

Merton Hall Estate map 1723: Windmill

1726: John Greengrass, miller

Merton Hall Estate 1726: Windmill

Index of Wills 1735: John Greengrass, miller

O.S. map 1886: Mill Hill Coverts


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