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Wells West End postmill was built to replace an earlier postmill on the same site. The sails powered 2 pairs of 4 ft. stones, a flour mill and jumper. A horsemill that had been run with the earlier mill was still in operation.


WELLS next the SEA. To be Let For a term of years With Immediate Possession
A Capital New built POST WINDMILL driving two pair 4 ft. stones, flour mill and jumper, with winding tackle complete and a horse mill with convenient granaries over the same together with a commodious dwelling house, baking office, three-stall stable, cart sheds and piggeries, a large garden and an inclosure of excellent arable land containing about three acres.
The contiguity of the above Property and its superior situation for Trade enders it highly desirable.
Apply to Mr. Edw. Houghton, Auctioneer, Wells.
Norfolk Chronicle - 5th April 1834


Tithe map 1843 - as redrawn by Harry Apling
Tithe map 1843 - as redrawn by Harry Apling
West End postmill at Plot 27
Mill farm towermill at Plot 353

Tithe Award 1845
Map, Edward Boughton, Surveyor, 1843
Owner: William Harman
Occupier: Thomas Barnes

No. 27
No. 29

Mill, Yard & Gardens
Pightle


Arable

0a. 3r. 0p.
2a. 2r. 38p.
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3a. 1r. 38p.

£1. 3/-


WELLS
TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT with Immediate Possession
All that substantial built Dwelling House with Bake Office, Stable, Gig House, Granaries, Cart Lodge, Garden etc. Also a very excellent POST WIND MILL driving two Pairs of Stones with Fixtures. Also a Horse Mill and other conveniences for carrying on an extensive Business.All of which premises are in very excellent repair, with a Pightle of Land adjoining thereto containing altogether by estimation 3a. 2r. 13p. Freehold.
A part of the Purchase Money may remain on mortgage if required.
Apply to Mr. Wm. Harman, the Proprietor or to Mr. Loynes, Solr. both of Wells, Norfolk.
Norfolk Chronicle & Norwich Gazette - 31st July 1847


WELLS
TO BE SOLD OR LET With immediate Possession
All that substantial built Dwelling House with Bake Office, Stable, Gig House, Granaries, Cart Lodge, Garden etc. Also a very excellent POST WIND MILL driving two Pairs of Stones with Fixtures. Also a Horse Mill and other conveniences for carrying on an extensive Business.All of which premises are in very excellent repair, with a Pightle of Land adjoining thereto containing altogether by estimation 3a. 2r. 13p. Freehold.
A part of the Purchase Money may remain on mortgage if required.
Apply to Mr. Wm. Harman, the Proprietor or to Mr. Loynes, Solr. both of Wells, Norfolk.
Norfolk Chronicle & Norwich Gazette - 3rd June 1848


WELLS next the SEA.
To be Let or Sold by Private Contract
A POST WINDMILL, Horse Dressing ditto, Dwelling house, Stable, Gig house, Piggeries and about 3 acres of Land.
Or the Mills will be sold separate to be removed.
Apply to Mr. Harman, Merchant, Wells.
Norfolk Chronicle & Norwich Gazette - 9th & 16th November 1850


White's 1836: Robert Brett, millwright, Mill lane

White's 1845: Robert Brett, millwright, Mill lane


c.1834: New postmill built to replace earlier postmill on the same site

April 1834: Mill advertised for sale by auction

White's 1836: John Hudson, corn miller, Butlands

O.S. map 1838: Windmill

1839: John Hudson, miller

1840: John Hudson, miller

Tithe Award 1845: Owner: William Harman; Occupier: Thomas Barnes

White's 1845: Thomas Barnes, corn miller, Mill lane

1846: Thomas Barnes, miller

1847: William Harman, owner

July 1847: Mill advertised for sale by private contract

1848: William Harman, owner

June 1848: Mill advertised for sale or let

1850: Russell Emerson, miller

November 1850: Mill advertised to be let, sold by private contract or removed


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