Snetterton
Mill Farm
smockmill


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Snetterton Mill Farm smockmill was built on the site of the earlier postmill. The three storey mill, 21 feet at the base, was fitted with patent sails on a cast iron windshaft that powered three pairs of 4 ft. French burr stones, flour mill,cylinder and jumper. The cap held a fantail.


To be Sold by Auction By W. Parson On Monday December 18, 1820 at 6 o'c At the Angel Inn, Larling near East Harling By order of the Assignees of Mr. D. P. Hunt, a Bankrupt.
A newly erected TOWER WINDMILL with the going gears and patent sails situate at SNETTISHAM near Larling aforesaid late in the occupation of the said Bankrupt.
Immediate Possession may be had and further particulars known by applying to the Auctioneer at Attleburgh
.
Norfolk Chronicle - 9th December 1820


On 16th December 1820, the Norfolk Chronicle corrected Snettisham to Snetterton.


To Millers
To be Sold by Private Contract
A Capital newly erected Tower Wind Mill with Patent Sails, three pair of French Stones, flour mill and all going gears complete, situate at Snetterton near Larling, Norfolk, late in the occupation of Mr. D. P. Hunt. Immediate Possession may be had.
Apply to Mr. E. Copeman, Solr. New Buckenham
.
Norfolk Chronicle - 23rd & 30th December 1820


To Millers
To be Sold or Let
A Capital newly erected TOWER WIND MILL with Patent Sails, three pair of French Stones, Flour Mills and all their going gears complete, situate at Snetterton near Larling in Norfolk, late in the occupation of Mr. D. P. Hunt.
Immediate Possession may be had and further particulars known by applying personally or by letter (free of postage) to Mr. E. R. Copeman, Solr. New Buckenham
.
Norfolk Chronicle - 10th & 17th February 1821


To Millers
To be Sold or Let
A Capital newly erected TOWER WIND MILL with Patent Sails, three pair of French Stones, Cylinder, Flour Mills and all their going gears complete, situate at Snetterton near Larling in Norfolk, late in the occupation of Mr. D. P. Hunt.
Immediate Possession may be had and further particulars known by applying personally or by letter (free of postage) to Mr. E. R. Copeman, Solr. New Buckenham
.
Norfolk Chronicle - 8th & 15th September 1821


To Millers
To be Sold or Let
A Capital TOWER WINDMILL, winds herself, with Patent Sails on Iron Shaft, three pair of French Stones, Cylinder, Flour Mills and all their Going Geers complete, situate at Snetterton near Larling, Norfolk, in the occupation of Mr. James High.
Possession may be had at Michaelmas next and price and further particulars known by applying personally or by letter (free of postage) to Mr. E. R. Copeman, Solr. New Buckenham
.
Norfolk Chronicle - 23rd & 30th September 1826


To Millers
To be Sold or Let
All that superior and well built TOWER WINDMILL
with three floors therein, driving three pair of French stones, flour mills and jumpers with patent sails, cast iron wind shaft, with complete winding tackle, sack tackle and every other requisite complete, most eligibly situate in Snetterton in the immediate neighbourhood of several good corn markets.
Possession may be had immediately and further particulars known by applying personally or by letter (free of postage) to E. R. Copeman, Solr. New Buckenham.
Norfolk Chronicle - 11th & 18th November 1826


To Millers
To be Sold or Let
All that Superior and well built TOWER WINDMILL with three floors therein, driving three pair of French Stones, Flour Mills, Jumpers, with Patent Sails, Cast Iron Shaft, with Winding Tackle, Sack Tackle and every other requisite complete, most eligibly situate in Snetterton in the immediate neighbourhood of several good Corn Markets.
Possession may be had at Christmas next and further particulars known by applying personally or by letter (free of postage) to E. R. Copeman, Solr. New Buckenham or at the White Horse Inn, Kenninghall on Mondays.

Norfolk Chronicle - 8th & 15th December 1827


SNETTERTON
To be SOLD
A Capital TOWER WINDMILL with Patent Sails, Cast Iron Shaft, driving three pairs of Stones, with Flour Mill and every other requisite complete, situate in the above Parish.
Enquire of Mr. William Hunt, Manningtree, Essex or Messrs. Rackham & Morse, Solrs. St. Giles, Norwich.

Norfolk Chronicle - 27th October 1832


TOWER MILL. SNETTERTON, Norfolk With Immediate Possession
To be Sold by Auction by S. Mills at the Swan Inn, East Harling on Tuesday 31 December 1833 at 4 o'c.
All that superior and well built TOWER WINDMILL with three Floors therein, 22 ft. wide at the bottom, driving three pair of 4 ft. French Stones, with Flour Warehouse, Flour Mill, Jumper, Patent Sails, cast iron Windshaft, Winding Tackle and every other necessary requisite calculated for carrying on a considerable trade; it is situated in Snetterton near Harling and is in the occupation of Mr. Sare who will give Immediate Possession.
The Mill will be Sold subject to the liability of its being removed at the expence of the Purchaser as the Land on which it stands is not the Property of the Vendors.
Apply to Mr. Richard Chambers, Post Office, Thetford.

Norfolk Chronicle - 14th & 21st December 1833


Snetterton mill pulled down and poor Keely's thigh and leg broke. April 1834.
Diary of Thomas King of Thelnetham 1804 - 1838


1820: Mill newly erected on site of earlier postmill

1820: David Powell Hunt, miller, bankrupt

9th December 1820: Mill advertised for sale by auction

23rd December 1820: Mill advertised for sale by private contract

February 1821: Mill advertised for sale or let

September 1821: Mill advertised for sale or let

Bryant's map 1826: Windmill

1826: James High, miller

September 1826: Mill advertised for sale or let

December 1827: Mill advertised for sale or let

1830: Thomas Sayer/Seyer/Sare, miller

October 1832: Mill advertised for sale

1833: Thomas Sayer/Seyer/Sare, miller

December 1833: Mill advertised for sale to be removed

Greenwood's map 1834: Windmill

April 1834: Mill dismantled



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