Horsey Mill - Norfolk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 44.454 E 001° 38.340
31U E 408119 N 5844317
Quick Description: A old windpump mill now property of the National Trust, and a very popular Windmill photographed in East Anglia, featured on Postcards and Calendars.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/24/2012 3:03:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMFBD0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
Views: 1

Long Description:
This Windmill was in a bad condition,After being struck by lightning in 1943 it ceased to be a working mill has been restored several times the last restoration after the sails where damaged in a gale restored again in the early 2000's now part of the National Trust Properties .and is now a Grade II listed building.

A Imposing five-storey drainage windpump
This striking windpump provides stunning views over the coast and broadland landscape.

Set within the Broads National Park, the Horsey estate is an internationally important site for wildlife and offers a great spot for birdwatching and wintering wildfowl.

A small shop and refreshments can also be found close to the windpump.

Horsey Estate is managed by the Buxton family, from whom it was acquired.



see link s for more History :http://www.norfolkmills.co.uk/WindmillsD/horsey-drainage.html
Date of Manufacture: 1/1/1897

Purpose: Water Pumping

Open to the public: yes

Is This Windmill Functional?: Yes!

Windmill Farm: no

Cost: 2.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum on Site: yes

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