Located West of Nottingham in the East Midlands, UK, the water mills and Manor House of Toton (pronounced ‘Toaton’) have long been of interest to local historians. Summer 2014 saw a lottery-
The project is a partnership between the Friends of Toton Fields Group and Broxtowe Borough Council, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The archaeological work is being carried out by Trent & Peak Archaeology who are based locally.
We knew the location of one mill already so an exploratory trench and full excavation was carried out in September 2014.
A manor house, mentioned in the Domesday book. Demolished 60 years ago and still in some resident’s memories, but a mystery to most. We unravelled some of its secrets in June 2014.