William Morris’ Dye and Printworks
Sat 14th July 2012
10.45am - 1pm
Watermill Way, Colliers Wood, London SW19 2RD
Tel: 020 7923 0331
On a very damp Saturday morning our group was met by David Saxby, an archaeologist who has been studying Merton Abbey for several years. He has written a book, William Morris at Merton (1995), published jointly by the Museum of London Archeology Service and the London Borough of Merton, and several articles on his discoveries. He has an enormous amount of knowledge of the area and was very willing to give us loads of information on our guided tour.
Merton Abbey Mills is on the River Wandle in Merton, Surrey. Having had many changes and owners, its present use is as a Visitor and Craft Centre, with a colourful weekend market and a focus for local cultural and community activities.