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History: Dunkirk Mill — Stroudwater Textile Trust

History of Dunkirk Mill Richard Middlemore’s Mill 1601 The earliest reference is in the deeds, but to what is not explained. 25th November 1741 Earliest Reference: An advertisement for cloth stolen from the racks of the New Mills near Dunkirck, 17 yards of Raw Cloth, with a blue Stop List.

History — Stroudwater Textile Trust

History of Dunkirk Mill Timeline 1601. The earliest reference is in the deeds, but to what is not explained. 25th November 1741. Earliest Reference: An advertisement for cloth stolen from the racks of the New Mills near Dunkirck, 17 yards of Raw Cloth, with a

Dunkirk Mill Museum — Stroudwater Textile Trust

History An early C19th mechanical cloth shearing machine known as a cross-cutter has been added to the display, this machine spent its working life at Wallbridge Mill down the valley near Stroud. There is an exhibition showing the historic development of the Dunkirk Mills site during the c.18th and c.19th’s on display. April to September only.

Stroudwater Textile Trust

Oct 24, 2021 Stroudwater Textile Trust is offering a 2-day workshop for young people in full time education, 23-24 October 2021, in Stroud Town Centre. When Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th October 2021, 10am 4 pm Where Stroud Valleys Artspace, John street, Stroud GL5 2HA Cost £20 All materials are provided.

The Mills Visit the Cotswolds Stroud District

The Dunkirk Mill Centre is a small part of a magnificent largely 19rth century mill. For many years it was run by Peter Playne and his sons. They made cloth for sale to the East India Company before concentrating on fine West of England materials. Although it closed in 1889 and is now largely residential the buildings remain much as they were.

Come visit us! Dunkirk mill is Stroudwater Textile Trust

Stroudwater Textile Trust 2月25日 · Dunkirk mill is a fascinating opportunity to learn about Stroud’s woollen history, come and catch a glimpse of Victorian traditional textiles production!

What We Do — Stroudwater Textile Trust

The Trust was established in 1999 by local people wanting to promote awareness of the woollen industry in the Stroud valleys and celebrate contemporary textiles. We have a Board of Trustees responsible for the overall direction of the Charity and a Management Committee, chaired by Ian Mackintosh, that superintends our day to day activities.

Stroudwater Textile Trust The water wheel at Dunkirk

The water wheel at Dunkirk Mill. Stroudwater Textile Trust. April 27, 2016 · ·

History: Longfords Mill — Stroudwater Textile Trust

The local textile industry dates back to the Middle Ages and evidence for a mill at Longfords survives in the Minchinhampton Custumal of 1304. It was described there as a water mill which is interpreted as meaning it was a corn mill. However by the 1600s it was a combined fulling and corn mill, typical of many in the valleys.

Contact Us — Stroudwater Textile Trust

Contact Us — Stroudwater Textile Trust. Contact us. [email protected] +44 (0) 1453-766273. Call Us. Call us. If you want to get in touch with us or need to speak to a member of our team, call our main line on 01453 -766273 or drop us a line. Chair: Trevor Ford.

The Mills Visit the Cotswolds Stroud District

Each year the Stroudwater Textile Trust publishes a programme of summer mill visits. This can be found on the Stroudwater Textile Trust website. The programme is also available as a leaflet from Stroud Tourist Information Office. At present four mills are opened. The Dunkirk Mill Centre is a small part of a magnificent largely 19rth century mill.

Dunkirk Mill Centre whatsonoxon.co.uk

Jul 03, 2021 The Trust is working to establish a Textile Centre in Stroud where some of these activities can be celebrated on one site. 51.703049, -2.2269335. Address. Dunkirk Mills. Stroud. Gloucestershire GL5 5HL. Dunkirk Mill Centre website. [email protected]

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Stroudwater Textile Trust at Dunkirk Mill. Stroudwater Textile Trust. April 25, 2016 · ·

Stroudwater Textile Trust The water wheel at Dunkirk

The water wheel at Dunkirk Mill. Stroudwater Textile Trust. 27 April 2016 · ·

Stroud Valleys Textile Industry

Dunkirk Mill; Henry Workmans Saw Mill Stroud high street that has the history of Ebley Mill, now home to Stroud District Council that moved into it with a lot controversy many years ago that the history books have forgotten about! Rivers of Cloth DVD available from the Museum in the Park Small but very good book about the history of Ebley

Stroudwater Textile Trust Dunkirk Mill water wheel

Dunkirk Mill water wheel. Stroudwater Textile Trust. August 4, 2016 · ·

Visit A Mill Cotswold Canals Connected

Apr 01, 2019 Dunkirk Mill tells a history embracing the Industrial Revolution, the engineers that changed the processes, and the family that experienced the boom years and final decline. A wonderful opportunity to see a see a massive working water wheel directly powering a rare piece of

Restoration Fund Midland Mills Group

A grant has been given to the Stroud Textile Trust based in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire to assist in the repairs to the rim gear on one of the waterwheels that used to power textile machinery at Dunkirk Mill. The overshot waterwheel (see photo left) is 12 feet wide by 13 feet diameter, has 40 buckets, and was installed in the mill in 1865. It

Cathedral Of Cloth Selvedge Magazine

Feb 03, 2018 Cathedral Of Cloth. From the 1500s until the late 20th century, Stroud and the surrounding valleys were home to over 100 mills. This is hardly surprising for an area that's historically famed for wool production, and located right by the River Frome. Cathedral of Cloth, opening this weekend at Museum In The Park, showcases the history of the

Stroudwater Textile Trust YourCircle

Feb 12, 2021 Stroudwater Textile Trust tells celebrates the history of the Gloucestershire woollen industry. We are a charitable Trust, run by volunteers to promote awareness of the woollen industry in the Stroud valleys. we also offer a variety of activities: Mounting exhibitions. Arranging guided walks. Producing publications

Stroudwater Textile Trust Videos Facebook

The Stroud Textile Trust has cultivated an exciting program of activities including; weaving worships, a Fibreshed film, poetry walks, Morris dancing and spinning/knitting in the streets. Check out our website for more info, Link in bio. We’d like to thank Atelier, Fibreshed, Museum in the Park, Subscriptions Rooms, Weven, and all the

Gloucestershire Family History & Local History Societies

Gloucestershire Family History & Local History Societies If you are interested in learning more about the county of Gloucestershire, then these societies will provide a fascinating insight. The local history societies concentrate more on the history of a particular area, its buildings and industries, and seek to collect and preserve records.

Stroudwater Textile Trust Home Facebook

Not long now until our mills reopen! The Stroud Water Textile Trust is very excited to get the mills running again and we are now ready for you to book your visit to the mills on our website. The trust owns two mills located in Nailsworth and are only a 20 minute walk apart-why not visit both! Entry Charges One Mill £4 per person (Children

Water Wheel Whats on in Oxfordshire

Sep 02, 2019 The Stroudwater Textile Trust was established in 1999 as successor to the Friends of Stroud Museum Textile Group. A group of local people wanted to promote awareness of the past importance of the woollen industry in the Stroud Valleys and to celebrate contemporary textiles. Running the Dunkirk Mill Centre near Nailsworth where a magnificent

Dunkirk Mill Museum Film — Stroudwater Textile Trust

Jan 22, 2021 Our website is, right now, the only way we can show off our museums and the facilities we can offer to local families, groups, schools and communities. So we want to

Dunkirk Mill Museum Places To Visit Business and Tourism

Dunkirk Mill Photo: Stroudwater Textiles Trust An early 19th Century mechanical cloth shearing machine (known as a cross-cutter) has been added to the display, this machine spent its working life at Wallbridge Mill down the valley near Stroud. There is an exhibition showing the historic development of the Dunkirk Mills site during the 18th 19th Centuries on display.

Stroudwater Textile Trust Videos Facebook

The Stroud Textile Trust has cultivated an exciting program of activities including; weaving worships, a Fibreshed film, poetry walks, Morris dancing and spinning/knitting in the streets. Check out our website for more info, Link in bio. We’d like to thank Atelier, Fibreshed, Museum in the Park, Subscriptions Rooms, Weven, and all the

Volunteering is a great way of Stroudwater Textile Trust

Volunteering is a great way of getting involved with the Stroudwater Textile Trust and preserving Stroud’s textile heritage and history! To apply just...

Stroudwater Textile Trust (@stroudtextiletrust) on

Stroudwater Textile Trust Charity Organization Promoting a lively textile culture where the heritage of the past meets contemporary textile art.💙 Dunkirk Mill Film 🎞 now live.

The spinning wheel is used to Stroudwater Textile Trust

Stroudwater Textile Trust. 3 March · The spinning wheel is used to spin thread or yarn from fibres. It was an essential component of Stroud’s textiles production before the Industrial revolution #textileshistory #heritage #weavers #spinninghweel

The spinning wheel is used to Stroudwater Textile Trust

The spinning wheel is used to spin thread or yarn from fibres. It was an essential component of Stroud’s textiles production before the Industrial...

A tradition of textiles Spotlight Online

Dunkirk Mill, where wool was once produced, near the Cotswolds town of Nailsworth Today, there are Cotswolds artists and crafters specializing in textiles, and I’m going to the village of Amberley outside Stroud to meet one of them. Susie Hetherington works from her home, where the countryside stretches out from her back garden.

The Uley Society Home Facebook

The Uley Society. May 21 ·. Gigg Mill and Dunkirk Mill reopen this weekend. Tours available in the morning at Gigg starting at 0930, and afternoon tours at Dunkirk from 1400. All tours must be booked in advance. For more information go to: stroudtextiletrust.uk. National Mills Weekend 2021 (8th & 9th May) can still be enjoyed, if only

Exploring Longford's Mill on the Avening stream

The Preservation Trust has now had a thirty year history of restoring a whole range of industrial, mercantile and domestic buildings but we don't have a specific project at present after we found tenants for the Brunel Goods Shed in Stroud. Ian and Tony from the Textile Trust are old friends of the Preservation Trust and are highly respected as

Love the music of our brand Stroudwater Textile Trust

Love the music of our brand new film. Now live in our homepage. Visit our website to explore the story of the Trust and the beautiful Dunkirk Mill...

Stroudwater Textile Trust Membership Secretary, Chalford

Jan 18, 2020 The Trust was established in 1999 by local people wanting to promote awareness of the woollen industry in the Stroud valleys and celebrate contemporary textiles. STT Patron Our Patron, Dame Margaret Weston was a local girl who in 1955 achieved

Love the music of our brand Stroudwater Textile Trust

Stroudwater Textile Trust. 24 de enero · Love the music of our brand new film. Now live in our homepage. Visit our website to explore the story of the Trust and the beautiful Dunkirk Mill Museum. #stt #stroudwatertextiletrust #dunkirkmill

Middlemoor Mill, Dunkirk Mills, Nailsworth

Dunkirk Mills is a Grade II listed site and is reputed to be one of the finest surviving mills of its kind in Gloucestershire. Built in the Georgian era and powered by water from the Nailsworth valley, the mills became a prominent site of textile manufacturing in the nineteenth century.