Bridge over the Ver, St Michaels
The River Ver - the area opposite are the grounds of St Michael's Manor
The River runs in an artificial channel taking the water to the Abbey Mill.
The River Ver - with the Abbey on the hill in the distance
Looking over the bridge into Abbey Mill Lane >>
Cross over the bridge if you want to approach the South West end of the Abbey
or turn right and cross the valley into Verulam Woods
The Fighting Cocks, circa 1904 - slightly newer cards show the sign reading "Ye Old Fighting Cocks"
The original Abbey Mill became a silk mill in the 19th century
(See Silk Mills in Hertfordshire)
The view looking up Holywell Hill showing the Duke of Marlborough public house.
Holywell House, home of the Duke of Marlborough was on the other side of the road.
You may continue the walk up Holywell Hill.
or continue along the valley bottom to Sopwell Nunnery
Postcard painted by Sydbie
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Page created January 2006