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Higher Mill, Helmshore
Grid reference: SD 778 214
OS sheet: 103
Postcode: BB4 4NP
From M65, junction 5, take A6177 towards Haslingden; right at Holden Arms pub
on to B6235. Mill is 1 mile on left. Follow brown signs.
An 18th century water-powered woollen fulling mill with a waterwheel
and fulling stocks dating from about 1850. Adjacent 19th century cotton mill.
Also sister steam-driven Queen Street Mill Textile Museum on the outskirts of Burnley
(different open days & times).
Opening times 2017
Closed indefinitely due to
County Council's lack of resources except for pre-booked school party visits.
There has been an expression of interest from a potential new operator.
National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Tel. 01706 226459.