Mills

Ashford Bobbin Mill

Located on the south bank of the River Wye at (SK182696) is the old Ashford Bobbin Mill. This is accessible heading east on the A6 at Great Shacklow Wood – just prior to Ashford-in-the-Water (see map) This was formerly a bone mill which created fertiliser, and later a timber mill. By the side of one …

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Heage Windmill

“Heage” is derived from “High Edge”. Heage Windmill was built in 1797 and restored in 2002. Itis the only working, stone towered, multi-sailed windmill in England. This unique Grade ll* listed building is set in the Derbyshire countryside, providing spectacular views towards the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. There are guided tours, hands on …

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