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Stubb Mill, Nr Hickling

Location
Grid reference: TG 437 220
OS sheet: 134
Postcode: NR12 0BW
Venue: Park at NWT Hickling Broad Visitor Centre.
Cost: Free members and children, 4.50 (gift aid)
non-members. Cost includes entry to the reserve.
Booking: Book at the visitor centre on arrival. 
Access along road E from Hickling via Stubb;

The mill is owned by Norfolk Wildlife Trust and lies within the site of the National Nature Reserve at Hickling Broad.
A brick-built tower drainage mill with a scoopwheel, which was built between 1795 and 1825, along with several other drainage windmills, by Sir George Berney Brograve. Water discharged from Stubb mill flowed into Meadow dyke via drains, one of which is called the Commissioners drain. 
 The mill was subsequently increased in height, and was restored in 2011 by trainee millwrights from the Broads scheme. 

Opening times 2017
Open on the third Sundays April, to September.  11.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 -16.00.  Visitors should park at the visitor centre, pay for entrance to the reserve and walk about 1200 metres down the footpath to the mill. There is very limited parking at the mill for disabled visitors only (please ask at the visitor centre).  It is also possible to arrange private group visits to the mill. Tel 01692 598276.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Sunday 14th May 11.00 -13.00 & 14.00 -16.00.                      .

Contact
01692 598276.

E-mail
info@norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk

Web Site (NWT)
http://www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk/