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Old Buckenham Windmill

Location
Grid reference: TM 062 909
OS sheet: 144
Postcode: NR17 1SG
Off B1077, about 5 miles south of Attleborough. Turn at village green in Old Buckenham.

A 6-storey tower mill with a 23-ft diameter cap, believed to be the largest in England. The mill was built in 1818 and originally had five pairs of millstones. It was once owned by J. & J. Coleman Ltd and Prince Duleep Singh, a friend of Queen Victoria. At present awaiting funds for new sails.

Opening times 2017
2nd Sunday each month from May to September
14.00 - 17.00.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Sunday only 14.00 - 17.00

Contact
Norfolk Windmills Trust, tel. 01362 869394.

Email
amanda.rix@norfolk.gov.uk

Web site
www.banhamandthebucks.co.uk/windmill or
https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/out-and-about-in-norfolk/windmills