Atherstone on Stour Mill

Description of this historic site

The site of Atherstone on Stour Mill, a watermill which is documented from the Medieval to the Post Medieval period. No buildings survive, but the watercourses remain as earthworks. The site is 250m south east of the former church at Atherstone.

Notes about this historic site

1 A mill is recorded in 1086, 1497, 1526, 1653, 1660, 1725. Although included in a conveyance of 1794, the mill must have been demolished shortly afterwards. On the site the watercourses (WA1346) are still clear, but no buildings remain. An old cottage nearby is still called ‘Cutlin Mill’.
2 The watercourse is still clear, though much overgrown and choked with weeds.
3 Archaeological observation to the rear of Cutlin Mill Cottage did not record any features or remains

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