DERBYSHIRE

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Strutt's North Mill                                            Belper                                          www.belpernorthmill.org.uk
William Strutt built North Mill in 1804 as the first 'fire-proof' cotton spinning mill and most technologically advanced building of its time.  It houses a museum that celebrates the Strutt family contribution to Belper at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.  Displays and hands-on exhibits show the history and technology of spinning, framework knitting and the Derby Rib attachment, Brettles hosiery collection, chevening and hand nailmaking.  Also nearby worker's housing and renown River Gardens.
Directions:  At the Triangle in Belper, Junction of A6 and A517

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UK Tourist Attractions 2012