(OS Sheet 91. NY
2. Nenthead Mines Heritage Centre.
working waterwheels driving model machinery showing the
many ways waterpower was used on the mine
site. Open on specific days during 2017 see here for details
Nenthead, Alston CA9 3PD.
Tel: 01434 382037.
(OS Sheet 86/87. NY
3. Killhope Lead Mining
overshot iron wheel designed
and built by W.G.Armstrong in 1859 drove crushing and separation
machinery. Run by Durham CC. Open from the 1st April 2017
Cowshill, Upper Weardale, DL13 1AR.
Tel: 01388 537505.
(OS Sheets 86/87. NY
4. Little Salkeld Water
18th century corn
mill with two 12ft overshot
waterwheels. Still producing stone ground flour.
Tearoom. Little Salkeld, Penrith, CA10 1NN.
(OS Sheet 90. NY
5. Eskdale Mill.
Two overshot wheels in tandem with
original machinery for grinding oatmeal.
Boot Village, Eskdale, CA19
Tel: 019467 23335.
(OS Sheet 89. NY
6. Stott Park Bobbin Mill.
Built 1835 and powered by
a water turbine in tandem with a steam engine to supply bobbins
to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industry. Owned by
Low Stott Park, Finsthwaite, LA12
(OS Sheets 96/97. SD
7. Gleaston Watermill.
Working corn mill with
5.4m waterwheel and tearoom.
Ulverston, LA12 0QH.
(OS Sheet 96. SD
8. Heron Corn Mill.
Internal high breasted
waterwheel driving four pairs of millstones. Open Wednesday to Sunday 11am to 4pm.
Now selling their own Wholemeal Spelt, Wheat and Rye flours.
Mill Lane, Beetham,
Milnthorpe, LA7 7PQ.
(OS sheet 97. SD
9. Farfield Mill.
Four storey mill built 1837 with
1896 water turbine by Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon of
Kendal. Crafts and art shops with tearoom.
Garsdale Rd., Sedburgh LA10
(OS Sheet 98. SD
10. Marsh Mill.
Restored 70ft high windmill built
1794. Last worked in 1922. Now surrounded by Marsh Mill
Thornton Cleveleys, FY5
Marsh Mill Website Here
Or visit the Friends of Marsh Mill, Thornton website here for latest open days
(OS Sheet 102. SD
11. Lytham Mill.
Built 1805 the mill produced flour
and oatmeal until a fire in 1919. Rebuilt in 1921. Now a
East Beach, Lytham St Annes FY8 5EX.
(OS Sheet 102. SD
12. Helmshore Textile Mill.
Higher Mill built 1789 is
powered by a large waterwheel which drives the 19th
century fulling stocks.
Holcome Road, Helmshore, BB4
Tel: 01706 226459.
(OS Sheet 103. SD 778214)
A tower mill built in
1800, last worked commercially in 1875. Most machinery remains.
Tel: 0151 653 9332
(OS Sheet 108. SJ 287894)
14. Queen St. Mill, Burnley.
Steam driven mill with
300 looms. Art workshops. Cafe.
Queen St.,Harle Syke,
Burnley, BB10 2HX.
(OS Sheet 103. SD
15. Dunham Massey
Originally built 1616 as a
corn mill and later converted to a saw mill.
Hall, Altrincham, WA14 4SJ.
(OS Sheet 109. SJ 733
15th century corn mill with
two overshot water wheels in use until 1939 restored to
working order in 1962.
Nether Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10
Tel: 01625 584412. (Booked parties
(OS Sheet 118. SJ
17. Quarry Bank Mill.
Built 1784 powered by water
and steam. 1851 Fairburn high breast waterwheel and 1820
Styal, Wilmslow SK9 4LA. Tel: 01625
OS Sheet 109. SD
18. Stretton Water
with four sets of millstones driven by external overshot wheel
installed 1777 and a breastshot 1852 wheel.
Tilston, Malpas, SY14
(OS Sheet 117. SJ
19. Bunbury Mill.
First mentioned in 1290, recorded
in 1775, rebuilt 1850, restored 1973 to working order.
Open on Sunday 29th March
2015, then every Sunday and Bank Holiday 1pm-5pm till end of October.
The Mill will be open for group visits during the winter by
- School Visits
- Clubs and Societies
Bunbury, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 9PP.
(OS Sheet 117.
20 Little Marton
A 4-storey tower windmill built
in 1838. Upper machinery only remains intact.
(OS Sheet 102. SD
21 Walk Mill,
A 3-storey brick-built watermill which has
been completely reconstructed on an old site. Now milling flour from its own farm.
(OS Sheet 117, SJ