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Shermanbury Watermill & Canadian Swimming Pool!
The rectangular pool structure, originally used as a reservoir for the water mill, 
was adapted by the billeted WWII Canadian troops, for use as a swimming pool

Shermanbury from Horsefield

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Doomsday Entry for Shermanbury parish - 4 manors

In WYNDHAM Hundred
Ralph also holds hide in WOOLFLY from William. Alwin held it from Azor. 
Then it answered for hide; now for nothing. 
Nothing there except meadow, 10 acres.
Value 5s.

Ralph also holds SHERMANBURY from William. Azor held it from Harold. 
Then it answered for 2 hides; now for nothing. 
Land for 2 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough;
       1 villager and 3 smallholders with 1 plough. 
  A small church; 4 slaves.
Value before 1066, later and now 24s.

William son of Ranulf holds hide in MORLEY from William. Alfward
held it from Azor. Then and now it answered for hide.
plough, with 
  2 smallholders.
Value before 1066 and later 10s; now 5s.

William also holds SAKEHAM from William. Brictwin held it
from Azor. Then it answered for 2 hides; now for nothing. 
Land for 2 ploughs. Now nothing there except 2 cattle and 
  1 villager and 2 smallholders. 
  Woodland at 10d.
Value before 1066 and later 10s; now 5s.


From Sussex County Magazine 1939

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