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William Morris' Dye and Printworks

Sat 14th July 2018
10.45am - 1pm

Merton Abbey
Watermill Way, Colliers Wood, London SW19 2RD

www.Mertonpriory.org

events@textilesociety.org.uk

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.