Ashlett Creek


A little backwater hamlet on Southampton Water Ashlett is sandwiched between the Fawley power station and the refinery buildings, it is dominated by the 19th century tidal mill (Grade II), and the hard provided a launching for small craft. Salt production was important in the area from Saxon times until the 19th century when corn milling became Ashlett’s main industry. The creek today is a mooring for small pleasure craft.


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