Site of Medieval Watermill at Cawston

Description of this historic site

The site of a Medieval watermill that was associated with Pipewell Abbey. The exact location of the watermill is unknown but it was probably located in the area of Cawston.

Notes about this historic site

2 There were two mills held by Pipewell Abbey at Cawston in 1291. One of these may have been at Potford Dam (see PRN 4128), but is not known where the other was located. It may have been the fulling mill which is known to have existed in the latter part of the 12th century.

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