Reading Abbey: a Cluniac and Benedictine Monastery and Civil War Earthwork.


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Early Medieval
Mill Race

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English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Reading Borough Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Reading East

Grid Reference

SE719719 (471891, 173445)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.4549, -0.965205

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Revetted stone channel, interpreted as a mill overflow, found in excavation. Evidently disturbed within Medieval deposits were quantities of disarticulated human remains. The latter, although undated, may be associated with the Saxon burials found in Crane Street, and indicate the presence of a Saxon cemetery.

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