Acle, The Windmill c.1929

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Caption for Acle, the Windmill c1929: Now long-disused, this is one of many 19th-century pump mills built to lift water from the drained marshes. The mill has now lost its sails, but not its inverted boat-style cap.

An extract from Norwich Photographic Memories.

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I have many happy memories of this school, I went there when it first opened, we were so lucky, the school had all modern equipment and really nice classrooms, and a brilliant Headmaster, Mr Phillips, he was very strict but fair, as were most of the teachers, Miss Leadbetter, Mr Flowerdew,Mr Powell, Miss Smith, Mrs (...Read full memory)

I am looking for a church called Heringby or St Ethelbert Church where my ancestor Hugh Atte Fenne was buried in the chancel next to his mother. He bequeathed money to rebuild the tower, roof and porch around 1474 when he died. He also founded a college and an almshouse for the poor. Could this be the same church? I have been searching for it. My e-mail is sjlatshaw@comcast.net ~Susan

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Caption for Acle, the Windmill c1929: Now long-disused, this is one of many 19th-century pump mills built to lift water from the drained marshes. The mill has now lost its sails, but not its inverted boat-style cap.

An extract from Norwich Photographic Memories.

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