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Higher Mill, Helmshore

Location
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
No information

Contact
Tel. 01706 226459.

Email
helmshoremuseum@mus.lancscc.gov.uk

Web site
http://new.lancashire.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums/
Also Queen Street Mill Textile Museum at http://new.lancashire.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums/