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A Medieval Site

This very unusual stone built water mill has two wheels, one above the other. Water is held in an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bjchampness
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Fascinating little place

The staff & volunteers took time to chat and answer questions before the tour started. The tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mrandmrsg626
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15th-century Mill Beside A Tranquil Mill Pool
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Congleton Road, Macclesfield SK10 4TW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This very unusual stone built water mill has two wheels, one above the other. Water is held in an earth dam and cascades down through a leet to drive the grind stones through the water wheels There appears to be four floors when viewed from...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff & volunteers took time to chat and answer questions before the tour started. The tour itself was brilliant, so interesting. Great that the National Trust should support a property like this.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

After visiting Little Moreton Hall we called here on the way back. We were just in time to join a group who were on a tour - the only way you can see it. It takes you back in time and you can actually see...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

A fascinating little historic operation that is easily passed due to its humble exterior. Inside opens up across 4 floors, with intriguing views into the serial water wheels, millstones and bevelled gears. Behind the mill is a secret mill pond that we never knew existed....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Staying briefly with relatives in the area, and being volunteers at other NT properties, we are always keen to visit the NT. My husband volunteers at Dunster working water mill in Somerset, so found discussing the workings of this old mill fascinating. The welcome we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Drove past it by accident and stopped just in time to join the tour. It is largely 19c water mill with parts of an older building. The interesting feature is the two wheels, one after the other in the same building. There should be a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

Always wanted to visit this mill but it always seemed closed. This time it was open! What an amazing place. Much bigger than it looks. The guide was very good and well informed on the past of this restored mill. It still works and has...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank CaronIan
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful restored mill that worths a visit!Make sure you check online for the tours and book in advance if you are interesred, because in the winter they seem to stop.Lovely little place in a stunning area of Manchester!

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank grace_queen
Reviewed February 5, 2017

A National Trust property which is only open on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, (in 2017). Parking is very limited and there's no Toilets or Food available; however the volunteers are very welcoming. Access to the mill is by guided tour only, which lasts about one...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Philip S
Reviewed September 24, 2016

We have lived near this mill for years and were excited to see it had now been restored and opened for tours. Not open all the time - check on National Trust site. Tour is very informative and you can see mill working. Lovely little...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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