To walk up Mill drift towards the sea and then turn and look back towards the village, 
the view you would see, would look like this

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Mill drift early 1900s with the mill in working order

This is Mill drift which runs across the marsh beginning at the coast road just opposite Grouts Lane. Tumbrils used to travel up here taking corn to the mill and carrying back sacks of flour. It is said that the artillery during the 1st World War destroyed the mill by using it for target practice, the excuse being that  it was a dangerous landmark for enemy planes.

Another old photo, taken from the east end of Salthouse, shows this  mill in the distance with only its bottom half remaining. See it

and (below) a 1930 view with a hut standing on the site of the mill which has completely gone.

The mill on the marsh early 1900s