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Medieval Water Mill Unearthed in England

Water Mill - Archaeology - Medieval England - LondonArchaeologists from the Museum of London have discovered the foundations of an 800-year-old water mill in south-east London. The 12th Century water mill found at Greenwich Wharf is believed to be one of the earliest tide-powered mills to be found in the capital.

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2 thoughts on “Medieval Water Mill Unearthed in England”

  1. It is quite amazing to see hydro-power in the 1100’s. Really shows just how advanced medieval people were in many ways.

    On a side note, what is up with the 5 other comments on this page?

  2. And such ingenuity proves why scholars hate the term “Dark Ages” to describe the Middle Ages

    I deleted the five other comments. Not sure where they came from.

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