Monument record TUL 006 - Lower Mill Field, Little Thurlow

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Mill Mound, circa 26m diameter, 0.4m - 0.6m high.


Grid reference Centred TL 6758 5150 (38m by 39m)
Map sheet TL65SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Mill Mound, circa 26m diameter, 0.4m - 0.6m high.
Visible as ring ditch on OS AP's (S1, S3).
Smock mill on enclosure map circa 1846.
Windmill shown on mount on estate map of 1735 (S2).

TL 67585150 Ring ditch cirea 35.0m diameter. (S6)

A smock mill is shown here within a field called Lower Mill Field circa 1846. (S7)

A mill mound situated on the crest of a southwest facing ridge under plough. It measures circa 26.0m in diameter by 0.4m high on the southwest side and 0.6m high on the leeward side. No trace of the ditch visible on the APs was seen on the ground.

Surveyed at 1:2500 on AM. (S8)

The ditch of this possible post medieval mill mound can be seen on EH Reconnaissance aerial photographs taken in 2010. (S9)

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. Essex C C, Strachan D, AP, CP/96/38/2, June 1996.
  • <S2> Map: 1735. Estate map, SRO (B), HA 540/7/1, 1735.
  • <S3> Photograph: OS, AP 76.059.070-1. OS, AP 76.059.070-1.
  • <S4> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL65SE2.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S6> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. 1978. Field Investigators Comments. FDC 17-Jan-78.
  • <S7> Map: 1846. Little Thurlow Tithe Map.
  • <S8> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. 1978. Field Investigators Comments. F1 PAS 01-FEB-78.
  • <S9> Oblique Aerial Photograph: NMR. 2010. NMR 26832_001-007 09-JUL-2010.

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Record last edited

Dec 8 2020 2:11PM

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