Record Details

NHER Number:16660
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Abbot's Watermill, Damgate Bridge

Summary

This is the site of Abbot's Watermill, which was active during the life of the priory. The site either side of the river has been largely built over, and the current bridge is not of notable age or provenance.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1087 0127
Map Sheet:TG10SW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of Abbot's Watermill.
Active during life of priory. (S1) mentions a millstone found in river around 1900. Site west of road now being built over (1980) that on east already built over. Bridge itself not of great age.
E. Rose (NAU), 30 October 1980.

Monument Types

  • WATERMILL (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Publication: Martin-Jones, S.. 1905. Wymondham and its Abbey.

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9437Part of: Wymondham Abbey (Monument)

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