|Start Point:||Opposite Highfields School||Grid Reference:||SK 312 611|
|Comments:||The river cascades down through a route of manmade mill wheels and small natural waterfalls beside a warren of buildings and tunnels used to power the mill using nature's natural resources.|
Stepping stones across Bentley Brook, formerly called 'Lums' . . .
which reaches the Middle Pond, part of the 1880s development
The Lower Pond was the site of a quarry until the 1850s
when it was converted into a reservoir contained by a large dam
from where water flows . . .
from the dam wall
and down the rocky valley
One of a number of ruins in the valley
Single-stone bleaching vat
Chimney, whose flues vented upper mills
Further down the valley
1770s corn & mineral Grinding Mill