Kansas City to London is the departure route for the tour; however, airfare can be arranged from any U. Full details on the airline schedule will be forthcoming. Day 2 — Saturday, June 15 Welcome to England!
Look out for new displays and from 4—20 May a pair of Anglo -Saxon waterwheel paddles will be on display. They were found in the Mill pond at Egypt Mill, so almost home! We are very pleased that the Museum in the Park has facilitated the loan.
The Dunkirk Mill Centre offers a wonderful opportunity to see a see a massive working water wheel directly powering Textile mill rare piece of historic textile machinery. The overshot wheel, twelve feet wide and thirteen feet in diameter, was installed in the mill in as part of the last major re-building programme carried out during its time as a woollen mill.
It was made and installed by James Ferrabee of Stroud having a mainly cast iron frame with forty steel buckets. The wheel is operated regularly on opening days, subject to water supplyand the sight of the wheel starting to move in a powerful cascade of water is unforgettable.
There is also the chance to see a large working model pair of fulling stocks in operation, a display of locally made woollen cloth and a rare, working, mid c. 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. Opening times usually pm, but please check specific dates. Groups of more than 10 visitors can be booked at other times. Contact Ian Mackintosh Directions By car: Dunkirk is a fifteen minute walk along the path.
Turn right at the sign and follow the steps down under the old railway tunnel. Stagecoach runs services to Nailsworth. Buses stop on the A46 at Dunkirk Mill. Follow the drive towards Visitor Parking, the Centre is on your right.
Access Some disabled parking is available beside the Dunkirk Mill Centre. Follow signs towards Visitor Parking. The Centre is on your right. It is fully accessible for wheelchair users. Facilities Toilet and Disabled Toilet are available.
Plenty of excellent cafes in Nailsworth town. Enjoyed technical aspects of wool production. Very informed and enthusiastic guides. The History of the Mills Gigg Mill is typical of many that previously existed in the valleys, small and unpretentious but with a story going back to the C.
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.
Membership brings free entry to both the Dunkirk Mill Museum fully Accredited by Arts Council England and the Gigg Mill Weaving Shed, and you will receive the annual colour printed Warp and Weft magazine as well as the emailed Newsletter which is published quarterly.
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