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Midgehole Lower Mill is on the left and Midgehole Upper Mill, later the Dye Works on the right. Just discernible in the centre distance is New Bridge Mill.

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A fulling mill existed in the area prior to the 16th century which had been replaced and extended. In 1861, Worrals a firm of dyers and finishers from Salford bought the newly built dyeworks and lower mill and extended the water supply by creating…
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