Stott Park bobbin mill, two mill ponds and site of Stott Park smithy - List entry

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    ....Stott Park bobbin mill is the best surviving example of the bobbin manufacturing industry in the country. It is operated as a working museum and contains original machinery, engines, turbines and a boiler. The mill's water management system survives well and the monument also contains fragmentary traces of Stott Park smithy. ... The monument includes Stott Park bobbin mill, two mill ponds, and the site of the now demolished Stott Park smithy. It is located on the western side of Windermere some 800m south of the village of Finsthwaite and is divided into two separate areas. The larger area contains the bobbin mill, its associated buildings, a mill pond, an outlet stream and the site of Stott Park smithy, while the smaller area contains a mill pond and outlet stream. The bobbin mill comprises a core complex of mainly stone buildings grouped around a courtyard. These include lathe shops, an engine house, a boiler room and chimney, a blacksmith's shop, a circular saw shed, two coppice sheds and a wheelpit.....
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    Historic England
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