Reedham Ferry
drainage mill
River Yare


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September 1934
September 1934

Reedham Ferry drainage mill was built in the 1840s with common sails to drive a single scoop wheel and was brought to wind with a tail pole. In later years the mill was known as the Red Mill.

c.1955
c.1955

In the 1890s the millwrights Englands, modernised the machinery and fitted double shuttered patent sails. The Norfolk boat shaped cap held a fantail.

c.1957
c.1957

Eastern Daily Press - Tuesday 6th October 1959
Eastern Daily Press - Tuesday 6th October 1959

c.1965
c.1965

c.1972 c.1972
c.1972
c.1972

c.1972 c.1972
c.1972
c.1972

Sept 1972
Sept 1972

c.1972 c.1972
c.1972
c.1972

1840s: Mill built

1890s: Mill machinery modernised by Englands of Acle

c.1936: Mill ceased working

1950: Geoffrey Livingston bought derelict mil

1972: Geoffrey & Stella Livingston using mill as 2 bedroom holiday home


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