Site of Medieval Watermill at Crimscote

Description of this historic site

Documentary evidence suggests that this is the site of a watermill in use from the Medieval to the Post Medieval period. The location is 200m north of Crimscote Coppice.

Notes about this historic site

1 Place names Millards Close and Mill Hill Piece indicate probable location of a mill.
2 There were two mills at Whitchurch in 1086. In 1584 two mills are mentioned again, one being at Crimscote. The mill at Crimscote was still in existence in 1668. Nothing remains to indicate the exact location of these mills.

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