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Union Mills

Hob Uid: 358497
Location :
Norfolk
King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Burnham Overy
Grid Ref : TF8360943545
Summary : Water Mill and Tower Mill attached to The Mill House at the east. The watermill straddles the River Burn,it is dated 1737 by a key stone on the west gable. It is constructed from red brick with a pantiled roof, it has two storeys and a later third storey added perhaps 1814. To the north there is circa 1920 brick and weatherboarded addition. Internal machinery remains, including a undershot waterwheel. The tower mill was added in 1814 by Thomas Beeston who operated the water mill. It is built from black tarred brick and has five storeys, there is a datestone enscribed `EB, PEACE, 1814'. The tower mill was burned out in 1935.
More information : TF 83654360. Burnham Overy Mill (NAT). (1)

The mill is 2 storeys high with attics built of brick and the
outbuildings built of flint. It is dated by Pevsner as 1737. (2-3)

Also referred to as Union Mills. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1959
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Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) Docking RD Norf 6 1948
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Source Number : 3
Source : North-west and south Norfolk
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Page(s) : 106
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Source Number : 4
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : 01-MAR-1985, KINGS LYNN AND WEST NORFOLK
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Vol(s) : 487
Source Number : 5
Source : Norfolk 2 : North-west and south
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Page(s) : 232
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Vol(s) : 1999
Source Number : 6
Source : Windmill gazetteer for England
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Page(s) : 17A
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Dated 1737
Monument End Date : 1737
Monument Start Date : 1737
Monument Type : Watermill
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Extended
Monument End Date : 1814
Monument Start Date : 1814
Monument Type : Watermill
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Built
Monument End Date : 1814
Monument Start Date : 1814
Monument Type : Tower Mill, Windmill
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Extended c1920
Monument End Date : 1930
Monument Start Date : 1910
Monument Type : Watermill
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Damaged by fire
Monument End Date : 1935
Monument Start Date : 1935
Monument Type : Windmill, Tower Mill
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 5316
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Norfolk)
External Cross Reference Number : 1766
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 416832
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : ViewFinder
External Cross Reference Number : BB92/4537
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External Cross Reference Source : ViewFinder
External Cross Reference Number : BB92/4547
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : ViewFinder
External Cross Reference Number : BB92/4968
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TF 84 SW 22
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1317738
Relationship type : Is referred to by

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-11-14
End Date : 1995-11-14