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Other OS name in the Parish of Broadwey


, cf. firma molend ' aquatic '1445Rent , 1483Weld 1 which could refer to an earlier mill here ( in Broadwey village itself ) , or to a mill elsewhere in the par . , cf. also Mill Mdw 1841TA , Criketesmull discussed under Creketwaysupra , Nottington Mill and Orchardesmull infra ; there is also mention of a mill in Broadwey in 1316 Hutch3 2485 , and some of the eleven mills mentioned in 1086 DB as belonging to the eight manors called Wai ( a ) must also have been in Broadwey .