Project Background

Remains of the post medieval manor house fully exposedRemains of the post medieval manor house fully exposedRemains of three medieval timber buildings, dating from the 12th to 14th centuries, were found on the eastern edge of the site, furthest from the River Thames. These were most likely agricultural buildings belonging to the medieval manor house. The location of the early manor house is uncertain, but probably lay on higher ground to the east, to avoid the effects of flooding.
 
Excavations were funded by Taylor Woodrow Property Company Ltd and monitored on their behalf by CgMs Consulting Ltd.
 
A fuller account of this excavation has been published in Surrey Archaeological Collections, 88, 93 –131, 2001 – Excavations at Battersea Flour Mills, 1996-7: the medieval and post-medieval manor houses and later Thames-side industrial site.