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Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme
Grid reference: ST 063 122
OS sheet: 181
Postcode: EX15 3EE
Near Cullompton, about 2 miles SE of junction 27 on the M5. Follow signs to Willand via B3181,
then brown signs to wool museum.
A four-storey textile mill built around 1797. In 1865 the mill concentrated on worsted production
with both steam and water-power. In 1981 the Coldharbour Mill Trust converted the mill into a
working museum of the woollen and worsted industry. There is an 18ft, 1821 breastshot suspension wheel,
running line shafting for spinning, also an 1888 restored Lancashire boiler, a 1910 steam engine and an
1867 beam engine. Mill shop. Cafe.
Opening times 2017
From Friday 31st March
the Mill will be open: School Holidays: Tuesday to Sunday 10.00-16.00(Closed
Term Times: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only. (also see
Parties welcome on other days by prior arrangement. Admission prices are on the
Information page of our website. Dates of special steam days are on the
Events page of our
National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
& Sunday 14th May: 10.00 - 16.00.
Museum Office, tel. 01884 840960.