West Walton
postmill
(early)


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A postmill was working at West Walton in 1250 and 1277. 1505.


BISHOP OF ELY'S MANOR
By inquisition of the freemen of the Bishop of Ely's manor in 1277 ... the demean were 201 acres of arable to be ploughed by two ploughs of 6 oxen each and 3 scots to harrow ... there were 63 acres of wood, 90 acres of pasture, common pasture in West Fen. The stock was 10 cows, one free bull, no hogs, one free boar, 300 sheep, one windmill ...
Blomefield's History of Norfolk, Hundred of Freebridge


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