Monmouth from Vauxhall Fields

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1.75 mile walk through part of the town and around Vauxhall Fields.

This is an easy walk with no stiles and one footbridge. Points of interest include the site of a water-powered forge built on the River Monnow at Osbaston in the 12th Century. In 1899, Monmouth Corporation built one of the first, publicly-owned electricity generating stations here. The current power station is owned by the Old Manor Electric Company; it uses two ‘Archimedes Screws’ to generate about 670 megawatts of electricity per year, enough to power 150 homes.

A mill first operated on the site of The Mill House (now a private house) in 1448. Corn was milled here from then until the early 20th century, when it became an engineering workshop.

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Health Walk - Dixton Church Walk, Monmouth1 mile walk along the River Wye to Dixton Church and back.

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Health Walk - Vauxhall Fields Walk

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Monmouth Leisure Centre, Old Dixton Road, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3DP
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