Swaffham
postmills
(early)

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Two postmills were recorded as working in the parish in 1279-1280.

Swaffham
King Edward I ... and in the 8th year of that king the said John (de Dreux) being lord an extant was made of the manor ... from whence we learn that there was a capital messuage belonging to it valued at 10s per annum, 213 acres of arable land in demesne, valued at 5d per acre, a fold of the customary tenants at 40s. and 80 acres of pasture valued at 40s per annum, chevage valued at 3s. two windmills valued at 40s ...

Blomefield's History of Norfolk, South Greenhoe Hunderd - 1280

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