Site of Sawbridge Mill, Wolfhampcote

Description of this historic site

The site of Sawbridge Mill, a watermill which was built during the Medieval period. It continued to be used until the middle of the Imperial period. It was situated 300m north east of Sawbridge.

Notes about this historic site

1 A mill at Sawbridge is recorded in 1291.
2 In 1333 ‘Ketesmulne’ was granted to the rector of Wolfhampcote. Sawbridge Mill is marked on Yates’ map of 1787-9 but does not appear later. The site of the mill is marked by a footbridge across the stream.
3 Reference 1 considers ‘Ketelesmulne’ and the mill at Sawbridge to be two separate sites. See PRN 2943 for a possible site for ‘Ketelesmulne’.

More from Wolfhampcote