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HRS 1676 Waterwheel and fulling stocks Higher Mill Textile Museum

"The mill is a blanket finishing mill, built in 1789 of stone with stone slates and driven by a water wheel. It was built by the Turners. The present waterwheel was erected in about 1830 and survives at the east end, although it ceased working in 1954. The mill is now a museum and has been fully renovated by the trustees of Higher Mill and Lancs C.C" Source Lancashire County Council. PHOTO: Shows fulling stocks on left with waterwheel in background. 2008
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Keywords:fulling stocks, helmshore, higher mill, lancashire, museums, rossendale, sustainable energy, textile industry, water power, waterwheels, woollen mills

HRS 1676 Waterwheel and fulling stocks Higher Mill Textile Museum