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Berney Arms Wind Pump - Windmill

Berney Arms, Norfolk

One of the finest of Norfolk’s tower mills, in care of English Heritage. It has 7 floors, and is the tallest mill in the Broadland area. It ground cement clinker until about 1880, and was then used for drainage until 1951.

Berney Arms Windmill is currently closed to allow conservation work to be carried out. For further information please telephone 01493 857900.


One of Norfolk's best and largest extant marsh mills, built to grind a constituent of cement and in use until 1951, finally pumping water to drain surrounding marshland.


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Berney Arms wind Pump, Berney Arms, Norfolk

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TG 465050  OS Sheet – 134

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Berney Arms wind Pump, Berney Arms, Norfolk

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TG 465050  OS Sheet – 134

Getting there:

3 1⁄2 miles NE of Reedham on the N bank of River Yare. Accessible by hired boat, or by footpath from Halvergate (3 1⁄2 miles). 1⁄4 mile walk from train.

Accessible by boat from Haven Bridge, Great Yarmouth (01493 728876).







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Tours:  01799 522842.
Other enquiries: Simon Tandey  01493 857900.

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May to August, pre-booked guided tours only.



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