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Jibers Mill or Black Mill was built in 1825 on Cobholm Island to help drain the marshes into Breydon Water.

O. S. Map 1884
O. S. Map 1884
Courtesy of NLS map images

1826: Mill built with common sails

O.S. map 1836: Mill

O.S. map 1885: Draining Pump

1889: County boundary moved allowing the mill to be situated in Norfolk

1904: Mill demolished

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