Brograve Mill
Brograve Mill is a windpump located on Brograve level in the parish of Sea Palling within the Norfolk Broads National Park, United Kingdom it can be found at grid reference TG448235 and is approximately 1 mile north of Horsey Mere. The mill is a grade II listed building.

History
The mill is of red brick construction and today lies in an extremely derelict and unsafe state. It is thought to have last worked around 1930 and was built in 1771 by Sir Berney Brograve, 1st Baronet (1726”“1797). The mill had an 8 bladed fantail with a boat shaped cap carrying two pairs of patent shuttered sails powering an internal turbine pump. Its purpose was to drain the Brograve levels into the man made Waxham New Cut and is one of two mills on this water course, the other being Lambridge Mill (also derelict), located about 2 miles west of Sea Palling.

Today
Only two stocks and two stubs of the original sails remain and the mill has a very westward lean to it. The mill cannot be directly reached on foot. However, it can be seen very closely by following the path next to the Waxham New Cut from Horsey Mere, and there is also a farm track, which is private property owned by Brograve Farm. The only way to access the mill is via boat along the Waxham New Cut, but entering the structure is strongly discouraged as it is in a very unsafe state

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