Thorpe Abbotts
towermill


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Thorpe Abbotts towermill was a 4 storey mill that stood in Mill Road. The mill powered 2 pairs of French burr stones and a flour mill.


To Millers
To be Let at THORPE ABBOTTS near Brockdish, Norfolk.
A Brick TOWER WINDMILL with four Floors and Patent Sails, also a Dwelling house and three quarters of an acre of Land adjoining.
Enquire on the Premises.
Possession may be had at Michaelmas next.
Norfolk Chronicle - 21st September 1833


Freehold Brick Tower Windmill, Messuage, Cottages and Land at Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk.
Messrs. ELLIOTT & SONS
Are instructed to SELL by AUCTION at the Crown Inn, Diss, on Friday July 9th, 1858 at 5 for 6 o'c in the afternoon
All that substantial BRICK TOWER WINDMILL with four floors, two pairs of French stones, Wind Tackle, Flour Mill and other going gears. Also a neat tiled sash-fronted Messuage, detached Stable and Bake Office, garden and piece of productive Arable Land in the occupation of Mr. John Pollard.
Also two Cottages ...
The whole Estate contains 1a. 2r. 26p. more or less.
Land Tax 10s. 2d.
Free Rent of the Manor of Thorpe Abbotts 6d.
Apply to Mr. Heffil, Solr. Diss or the Auctioneers, Thelton & Thrandeston near Scole.
Norfolk Chronicle - 3rd July & Norfolk News - 26th June & 3rd July 1858


THORPE ABBOTTS
Peremptory Sale
Freehold Brick Tower Windmill, Messuage, Cottages and Land at Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk.
Messrs. ELLIOTT & SONS
Are instructed to Sell by Auction at the CROWN INN, DISS, on Friday January 10, 1862 at 5 o'c in the Afternoon
All that substantial BRICK TOWER WIND-MILL with 4 Floors, 2 pairs of French stones, Wind Tackle, Flour Mill and other going Gears. Also a neat Tiled Sash-fronted MESSUAGE, detached Stable and Bake office, Garden and Piece of Productive ARABLE LAND.
Also two COTTAGES with Large Productive Gardens, in the occupation of Henry Alden and others.
The whole Estate contains 1a. 2r. 26p. more or less.
Land Tax 10s. 2d.
Free Rent of the Manor of Thorpe Abbotts 6d.
Further particulars and conditions of sale may be obtained on application to Messrs. Heffill & Salmon, Solicitors, Diss or the Auctioneers, Thelton & Thrandiston and Diss.
Norfolk News - 28th December 1861 & 4th January 1862


THORPE ABBOTTS, Norfolk
Substantial Brick Tower WINDMILL with going Gears, convenient DWELLING HOUSE with Stables, Outbuildings, Garden and Paddock, Two COTTAGES with large Gardens, Enclosure of about 7 acres of Arable LAND; 20 Shares in the Norfolk & Norwich Agricultural Hall Company. THOS. WM. GAZE has received from Executors of the late J. L. King, Esq. to Sell by Auction at the Crown Hotel, Diss in the month of July, the above Valuable PROPERTIES.
Offices, Frenze Hall and Crown Street, Diss.
Norfolk Chronicle - 21st June 1890


Freehold Tower WINDMILL, RESIDENCE, COTTAGES and Accommodation LAND
THOS. WM. GAZE has received instructions from the Executors of the late John L. King, Esq. to Sell by Auction at the Crown Hotel, Diss on Friday July 18, 1890 at 4 for 5 o'c in the Afternoon, the following desirable PROPERTIES
Lot 1.
A substantial Brick Tower WINDMILL with four floors, two pairs of French Stones and going Gears, the well built Brick and Tiled DWELLING HOUSE with detached Stable, Outbuildings, Garden and piece of productive Pasture LAND. Also a Double COTTAGE with large Gardens the whole containing 1a. 2r. 26p., in the occupation of Mr. Henry Bryant under a yearly tenancy .
Particulars of H. E. Garrod, Esq. Solr. Diss or the Auctioneer, Frenze Hall and Crown Street, Diss.
Norfolk Chronicle - 28th June 1890


Freehold Tower WINDMILL, RESIDENCE, COTTAGES and Accommodation LAND
THOS. WM. GAZE has received instructions from the Executors of the late John L. King, Esq. to Sell by Auction at the Crown Hotel, Diss on Friday July 25, 1890 at 4 for 5 o'c in the Afternoon, the following desirable PROPERTIES
Lot 1.
A substantial Brick Tower WINDMILL with four floors, two pairs of French Stones and going Gears, the well built Brick and Tiled DWELLING HOUSE with detached Stable, Outbuildings, Garden and piece of productive Pasture LAND. Also a Double COTTAGE with large Gardens the whole containing 1a. 2r. 26p., in the occupation of Mr. Henry Bryant under a yearly tenancy .
Particulars of H. E. Garrod, Esq. Solr. Diss or the Auctioneer, Frenze Hall and Crown Street, Diss.
Norfolk Chronicle - 5th July 1890


THOS. WM. GAZE will Sell by Auction at the Crown Hotel, Diss, on Friday July 25, 1890 at 4 for 5 o'c in the Afternoon, the following Valuable ESTATES as previously advertised:-
THORPE ABBOTTS, Norfolk
Freehold Tower WINDMILL, RESIDENCE, COTTAGES and Accommodation LAND containing 8a. 2r. 28p. and also 20 Shares in the Norfolk & Norwich Agricultural Hall Company Ltd. by direction of the Executors of the late J. L. King, Esq.
Vendors' Solr. H. E. Garrod, Esq. Diss.
Norfolk Chronicle - 12th & 19th July 1890



September 1833: Mill advertised to be let

O.S. map 1837: Windmill

White's 1854: Miles Horner, corn miller

1856: Miles Horner, miller

1858: John Pollard, miller

July 1858: Mill advertised for sale by auction

1861: Henry Alden, miller

December 1861: Mill advertised for sale by auction

1863: William Gaze, miller

White's 1864: John Gaze, corn miller

1868: William Gaze, miller

1872: Robert Gaze, miller

1875: Robert Gaze, miller

1878: Edgar Bryant, miller

Kelly's 1879: Edgar Bryant, miller

White's 1883: Edgar Bryant, miller

O.S. map 1885: Windmill

1888: Edgar Bryant, mill

White's 1890: Edgar Bryant, miller

1890: Henry Bryant, miller

June 1890: Mill advertised for sale by auction

Kelly's 1892: David Alexander, miller (wind)



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