Stanfield
postmill


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Stanfield post mill, also known as Tuttle Mill, had a two storey roundhouse an the buck held a fantail on a carriage attached to the ladder. Four patent sails on a cast iron windshaft powered two pairs of French burr stones, a flour mill and jumper. One pair of stones was 4 ft. 4 ins. and the other was 3 ft. 10 ins. in diameter.


Notice re.
John Hannent of Stanfield, Miller
Deed of Assignment

Norfolk Chronicle - 18th December 1830



STANFIELD
To be Sold by Auction by John King at the George Inn, East Dereham on Friday 28 January 1831 at 4 o'c
All that Brick and Tiled Messuage or Dwelling house in Stanfield in the county of Norfolk with the Stable, Gig house, Cart lodge and Piggery and a Piece or parcel of Pasture and Arable land to the same adjoining containing 2a. 2r. 39p. late in the occupation of Mr. J. Hennent, together with the capital Post Windmill with substantial bricked two-floor Roundhouse standing on the said Premises, with Patent Sails, Winding Tackle, two pair of French bur Stones 4 feet 4 inches and 5 feet 10 inches, flour mill, jumper, cast iron shaft and stone nuts, the whole of which Premises are Freehold and Immediate Possession may be had.
Particulars of Messrs. E. & G. Cooper, or the Auctioneer, East Dereham.

Norfolk Chronicle - 15th January 1831


The MILL & ESTATE at STANFIELD
Advertised in last week's Paper for SALE by AUCTION at the George Inn, East Dereham on the 28th instant is Disposed of by Private Contract.
Norfolk Chronicle - 22nd January 1831


JOHN HENNENT: Creditors

The Creditors of JOHN HENNENT, of Manfield, in the county of Norfolk, Miller, who have executed the Deed of Assignment of his Estate and Effects, or otherwise assented to the same, may receive a Dividend of Eleven Shillings in the Pound on the account of their respective Debts, at the office of Messrs. F. and G. Cooper, ?, East Dereham.
Dereham, 28th May, 1831

HENNENT'S ASSIGNMENT

JOHN HENNENT, of Hempton, in the county of Norfolk, Miller, having by Indenture of Assignment and Appointment and Release, dated respectively the 17th day of July, 1843, assigned and conveyed all his real and personal Estates to William Sherringham, of Fakenham, in the said county, Gentleman, Womack Branford, of Tittleshall, in the said county, Farmer, George Brett, of Toftrees, in the said county, Farmer, and William Brown, of South Rainham, in the said county, Farmer, upon Trust for the benefit of all the Creditors of the said John Hennent. Notice is hereby given, that the said Deed of Assignment is now lying at my office, at Fakenham aforesaid, for execution by the said Creditors. And that such Creditors as shall not execute the same within one month from the date hereof will be excluded from all benefit arising therefrom.

Dated this 11th day of January, 1841
HENRY STOKES,
Solicitor to the Trustees.
Fakenham, 11th Jan, 1841

STANFIELD
To be Sold by Private Contract
A Capital POST WINDMILL called "Tuttle Mill" with Roundhouse complete and a good Dwelling House with convenient Outbuildings, Yard and Land containing together about 3 acres.All Freehold.
Situate in Stanfield in the County of Norfolk and now in the occupation of Mr. Thomas John Cooper whose tenancy expires at old Michaelmas next.
The Mill is fitted with patent sails, winding itself and driving two pairs of stones.
Apply to Mr. Thomas Poll, North Tuddenham or to Messrs. Cooper & Sons, Solrs. East Dereham.
Norfolk Chronicle & Norwich Gazette - 17th & 24th June 1848


To Millers
To be Sold by Auction by J. H. Greenacre at the Swan Inn at Whissonsett on Wednesday 23 August instant at 4 o'c
A Capital POST WINDMILL called Tuttle Mill fitted up with Patent Sails, winding itself and driving Two Pairs of Stones with Roundhouse complete. Also a good Dwelling house with Stable, Cart shed and other convenient Outbuildings all in good repair, Yard, Garden and Land adjoining containing together 3 acres (more or less) situated in Stanfield in the County of Norfolk and now in the occupation of Mr. Thomas John Cooper.
The Premises are all Freehold and Possession may be had at Old Michaelmas next.
Particulars of Messrs. Cooper & Sons, or the Auctioneer, East Dereham.

Norfolk Chronicle & Norwich Gazette - 12th & 19th August 1848


STANFIELD
To be Sold or Let With Immediate Possession
A Capital POST WINDMILL called "Tuttle Mill" fitted up with Patent Sails, winding itself and driving Two Pairs of Stones with Roundhouse complete. Also a good Dwelling house with Stable, Cart shed and other convenient Outbuildings all in good repair, Yard, Garden and Land adjoining containing together 3 acres (more or less) situated in Stanfield in the County of Norfolk and now in the occupation of Mr. Thomas John Cooper.
The Premises are all Freehold and Possession may be had at Old Michaelmas next.
Particulars of Messrs. Cooper & sons, or the Auctioneer, East Dereham.

Norfolk Chronicle & Norwich Gazette - 4th November 1848 - 20th January 1849


Valuable Freehold Property at STANFIELD
comprising a Post Windmill called "Tuttle Mill", Dwelling house, and pasture Land containing with the sites of the Buildings about 2a. 2r. 32p. which will be Sold by Auction by George W. Salter at the Eagle Inn, East Dereham on Friday 23 February 1846 at 5 o'c In STANFIELD. About equidistant between Fakenham and East Dereham
Lot 1.
All that capital POST WINDMILL and Roundhouse well situated for trade, winding herself, with patent sails, driving two pairs of stones and all other requisite going gears.
Also a ... Dwelling house ...
Also stable, gig house, piggery and other convenient outbuildings with yard, large garden and two inclosures of rich Pasture Land adjoining containing together with the sites of the buildings about 2a. 2r. 32p. late in the occupation of Mr. Thomas John Cooper.
Freehold.
Apply to Messrs. Cooper & Sons, Solrs. or Mr. John John Reeve, East Dereham or the Auctioneer's offices, Attleborough.

Norfolk Chronicle & Norwich Gazette - 10th & 17th February 1849


STANFIELD
To be Sold by Auction by John King on Tuesday and Wednesday 28 and 29 December 1830.
All the Household Furniture etc. of John Hannent of Stanfield (Under a Deed of Assignment for the Benefit of his Creditors)
...
And at 4 o'c on 29 December will be offered for Sale by Auction at the Maids Head Inn, Stanfield aforesaid
All that Brick and Tiled MESSUAGE or DWELLING HOPUSE in Stanfield aforesaid with the Stable, Gig house, Cart lodge and Piggery and three acres (more or less) of Pasture and Arable Land to the same adjoining late in the occupation of the said John Hannent, together with a capital post Windmill with substantial bricked two-floor roundhouse, standing on the said premises, with patent sails and winding tackle, two pair of F
rench stones, 4 ft. 4 ins. and 3 ft. 10 ins., flour mill, jumper, cast iron shaft and stone nuts.
The whole of which Premises are Freehold and Possession may be had on payment of the Purchase Money.
Further particulars of Messrs. E. & G. Cooper or the Auctioneer, East Dereham.

Norfolk News - 6th July 1861


To Journeymen Millers
WANTED, a single Young Man of steady and industrious habits to work a Windmill. Good character required.
Apply personally to Mr. James Ashley, Tuthill Mill, Stanfield, near Litcham.

Norfolk News - 6th July 1861


Situations Vacant
To Journeymen Millers
WANTED, a steady Young Man to Work a Post WINDMILL. Board and Lodge in the House. Good character required.
Apply to Mr. J. Ashley, Stanfield Mill, near Litcham, Norfolk.

Norfolk News - 6th August 1864


Situations Vacant
WANTED, a steady Young Man to Work a WIND MILL. Board and Lodge in the House.
Apply to Mr. James Ashby, Stanfield Mill, near Litcham.

Norfolk News - 29th August 1868


Situations Vacant
WANTED, a steady Young Man to Work a WIND MILL. Board and Lodge in the House.
Apply to Mr. James Ashby, Stanfield Mill, near Litcham.

Norfolk News - 29th August 1868


Michaelmas 1878
W. K. Francis
Begs to announce the following Appointments of Sales, with which he is already favoured:-
TUTTLE MILL, STANFIELD, LITCHAM,
On Monday September 23
All the LIVE & DEAD FARMING STOCK and part of the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE of Mr. James Ashley who retires.
Sale to commence at 11.30 am.

Lynn Advertiser - 21st September 1878


Kelly's 1896: William Cooper, farmer, High Green


Bryant's map 1826: Windmill

1830: John Hannent, miller

December 1830: Mill and personal effects of John Hannent advertised for sale by auction due to insolvency

January 1831: Mill advertised for sale by auction, John Hennent having left the mill to go to Hempton

White's 1836: John Hannent, corn miller

O.S. map 1838: Windmill

White's 1845: Thomas John Cooper, miller

1848: Thomas John Cooper, miller

June 1848: Mill advertised for sale by private contract

August 1848: Mill advertised for sale by auction

November 1848: Mill advertised for sale or let

Early 1849: Thomas John Cooper, miller, left the mill

January 1849: Mill advertised for sale or let with Thomas John Cooper as tenant

February 1849: Mill advertised for sale by auction - Thomas John Cooper having left the mill

White's 1854: James Ashley, corn miller, Tuthill Mill

1861: James Ashley, miller

White's 1864: James Ashley, corn miller, Tuthill Mill

1868: James Ashley, miller

September 1878: Farming stock and some personal effects of James Ashley advertised for sale by auction

1878: James Ashley, miller, retired

White's 1883: ? Kemp, miller, Tuthill Mill

White's 1890: James Nelson, miller - also at Whissonsett North & South mills

O.S. map 1891: Windmill

Kelly's 1892: John Nelson, miller - also at Whissonsett North & South mills

c.1910: Mill blown down in gale

1970: Eric John Minister, Mill House - grandson of Arthur J. Minister of Whissonsett

1970: Parched grass showed foundations of 4 piers and the wall of approx. 26ft. 6 ins. outside diameter


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