Forge Mill, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire

Forge Mill, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire
Photograph taken 23 September 2004 © Dr Eric Ritchie. Source Historic England Archive ref: 410905

This was a cotton spinning mill and mill house. It was built in 1787 by the Robinson family of Papplewick. This mill is one of a number built at Papplewick, Hucknall and Bulwell by the Robinson family who pioneered industrial cotton spinning and the use of steam power in this area.

Location

Nottinghamshire Hucknall

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

mill cotton steam power industry georgian (1714 - 1836)