Cromford Mills, Cromford

A water-powered cotton mill in the historic county of Derbyshire, England.

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Grade I Listed Cromford Mills was the first water-powered cotton mill in England. It was built by Richard Arkwright in 1771. It is included within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Derwent
Mill function Cotton mill
Archive ID 13178
Location Cromford
Historic county Derbyshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SK 298 569
Latitude/longitude 53.10925497, -1.55550397




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