St Olaves
drainage mill
River Waveney


Drainage Windpumps
Steam Mills

21st January 2007

St Olaves drainage mill was built on the east bank of the River Waveney as a small, timber boarded skelton mill with a scoopwheel.

2008: Mill open to the public and is visible from the road and the river, being approached by a footpath from the bridge.

18th January 2007: Mill tailwinded in a gale and cap blown off

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