October 15th 2017

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Consolidation of Ruined Walls

Helping the Revealing Oldknow’s Legacy project to consolidate the remaining walls of the former boiler room with lime mortars. When Samuel Oldknow built Mellor Mill in 1790-92, it was the world’s largest spinning mill. Initially powered by a huge 6.7m diameter waterwheel and later with addition of steam power to cope with water shortages.

 

October 15th 2017

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