The Old Woollen Mill, Holcombe Road, Helmshore, Lancashire

The Old Woollen Mill, Holcombe Road, Helmshore, Lancashire
Photograph taken 14 October 1999 © Mr David H Swain ARPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 185678

This mill was built by the Turner family in 1789. It was built as a woollen fulling mill. It was one of the first textile mills built in Lancashire during the Industrial Revolution. It led the way for Lancashire in the textile industry, first in wool and then in cotton.

Location

Lancashire Helmshore

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Themes

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mill watermill wool textile industry museum georgian (1714 - 1836)