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Sidestrand or Syderstrand postmill stood on the site later occupied by Sidestrand_smockmill and the even later Sidestrand_ Jermy's_smockmill. The mill site was actually in Northrepps. The mill buck was set on a roundhouse and the sails powered two pairs of French burr stones and a flour mill.


To be Sold by Auction By Benjamin Barcham On Wednesday 16 June 1813 at 2 o'c At the Red Lion in Cromer, Norfolk
Lot 1.
A Desirable small ESTATE situate at Sidestrand and Northrepps in the county of Norfolk comprising a Messuage or Dwelling house, with a Cottage, windmill, barn, stable and other outbuildings, yard, garden and orchard and several inclosures and pieces of Land lying contiguous to the house, containing with the scite of the buildings and the yard, garden and orchard 14a. 32p., now in the occupation of Mr. James Warnes, who will give up possession at Michaelmas next.
Lot 2.
A desirable small estate at Sidestrand ...
The above Estates are situate in a very pleasant healthy and populous country within two miles of Cromer, a much admired and fashionable summer resort for sea bathing and the first lot commands a most delightful and picturesque view of the sea and the surrounding country and is a desirable spot for any gentleman desirous of a sea residence to build upon or for a miller, the windmill being in good repair and standing in an excellent situation for wind and trade.
Apply to William Forster, Solr. North Walsham at whose office a map of the Estates may be seen.

Norfolk Chronicle - 5th & 12th June 1813

An excellent SITUATION for a MILLER
To be Sold by Private Contract
A Very desirable ESTATE at Sidestrand and Northrepps in the county of Norfolk, comprising a very good dwelling house with a cottage, barn, stable, granary and other outbuildings in complete repair, yard, garden, orchard and several inclosures and pieces of land lying contiguous to the house, containing together 14 acres, little more or less. Also an excellent Wind Corn Mill with a roundhouse and other conveniences, late in the occupation of Richard Plumbly, the proprietor and now in the occupation of Mr. Joseph Bunting.
The above Estates is situated in a pleasant healthy and populous country within two miles of Cromer, the resort of sea bathers and the wind mill which carries two pair of French stones and a flour mill stands in an excellent situation for wind and trade.
£800, part of the purchase money may remain on mortgage of the estate for a term of years.
Apply to Mr. Plumbly at Gimingham or to Messrs. Foster & Unthank, Norwich or to Mr. Deyns, North Walsham.

Norfolk Chronicle - 28th June & 5th July 1817

To Millers
To be Let with Immediate Possession
A Capital POST WINDMILL and PREMISES Complete, in full trade, situate in the parish of SIDESTRAND near Cromer.
Apply to Mr. Wm. Shickle who will show you the premises.

Norfolk Chronicle - 28th March & 4th April 1829

Faden's map 1797: Wind Mill

1813: James Warnes, miller

June 1813: Mill advertised for sale by auction

c.1816: Richard Plumbly, miller

1817: Joseph Bunting, miller

July 1817: Mill advertised for sale by private contract for £800

Bryant's map 1826: Windmill

1829: William Shickle, miller

March 1829: Mill advertised to be let

c.1830: Mill burnt down



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