Tunstead
postmill


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Tunstead postmill stood in Mill Road some way to the north of the village on Tunstead Common.


WORSTEAD HOUSE & ESTATE
Lot 1
House etc. and
Also a MESSUAGE & POST CORN WIND-MILL, with Barn, Outbuildings and sundry Inclosures of Land in Tunstead containing 19a. 2r. 26p. in the occupation of William Lawrence as tenant from year to year, a Cottage and Two Pieces of Land containing two roods, in the occupation of Robert Mendall, at several rents amounting to £59. 10s. per annum.
No. on Plan 142 Mill & Yard, 0a. 1r. 9p.

Sale Catalogue, Mr. Hoggart, Swan Inn, Norwich - 23rd August 1828


INDENTURE Release of Right
1. Robert Mendall late of Tunstead miller, now of North Walsham, yeoman
2. Sir Thomas Sherlock Gooch of Benacre Hall (suff.) Bt., Charles Drummond of Chareing Cross (Midd.) Esq. and others Messuage or double cottage in Tunstead, land on which a windmill once stood in the same.
2 December 1829


Sale map 1828
Sale map 1828 - redrawn by Harry Apling

Faden's map 1797: Windmill

Bryant's map 1826: Windmill

1828: William Lawrence, tenant miller

c.1829: Robert Mendall, miller

White's 1836: Martin Hall, corn miller

O.S. Map: 1838: Windmill

White's 1845: Martin Hall, corn miller

1850: Martin Hall, miller

1853: William Breeze, miller

White's 1854: George Breeze, corn miller

1856: William Breeze, miller

1858: William Breeze, miller

c.1860: Mill ceased working



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