Harpley Mill- Norfolk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 47.718 E 000° 40.026
31U E 342710 N 5852050
Quick Description: A Disused windmill at Harpley in North Norfolk.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/18/2011 1:30:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMBRY0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member eikenboom
Views: 2

Long Description:
This is partially hidden by trees and approached by an overgrown track.

Harpley tower mill was built in 1832 to replace the earlier postmill on the same site. The 6 storey tarred red brick tower stood adjacent to the mill house and a selection of outbuildings.
As late as 1889 the mill was still using common sails to power 3 pairs of stones.
The mill had an Ogee cap with a gallery, stage and fan. The sails revolved in a clockwise direction with the stones thus being driven anticlockwise.


see link for further history of this mill: (visit link)
Purpose: Milling

Open to the public: no

Is This Windmill Functional?: No

Windmill Farm: no

Museum on Site: no

Date of Manufacture: Not listed

Cost: Not Listed

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