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IoE Number: 282365
Location: HERRINGFLEET MARSH MILL,
  SOMERLEYTON, ASHBY AND HERRINGFLEET, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK
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Date listed: 27 November 1954
Date of last amendment: 27 November 1954
Grade II*

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HERRINGFLEETTM 49 NE1/14Herringfleet Marsh Mill27.11.54II*

HERRINGFLEET TM 49 NE 1/14 Herringfleet Marsh Mill 27.11.54 II* Smock drainage mill, preserved in working order by Suffolk County Council. Circa 1820, probably by Barnes of Yarmouth. Octagonal timber framed and black weatherboarded tower on a brick plinth, with 2 floors above the ground floor. Boat-shaped cap. There are 4 common (cloth-spread) sails and winding is by a braced tailpole with a geared hand winch. The internal machinery comprises cast iron windshaft, all-wood clasp-arm brakewheel and wallower, wooden upright shaft; at the base of the upright shaft a cast iron crown wheel drives an iron pit wheel with wooden cogs. External scoopwheel, the shaft driving it inscribed 'W.T. ENGLAND. MILLWRIGHT. YARMOUTH 1910.' There is a small ground floor fireplace, the internal flue extending only to first floor level. This is the last full-size smock drainage mill in the Broads area.

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