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Quarry Bank

National Trust

National Trust

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ISBN: 9781911384809

Price: £4.99

Publication date: 22 June 2018

Category: Regional History

This pioneering 18th century cotton mill, complete with working water wheels and looms once belonged to the wealthy Greg family. It houses the most powerful working water wheel in Europe and two 19th century mill engines. Styal Village was built by the Gregs to house the mill workers and is still a thriving community.

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Founded to preserve and provide access to places of natural beauty or historical significance, the National Trust is one of the world’s leading conservation organisations dedicated to preserving Britain’s landscape. From ancient forests to historic houses and gardens, the Trust looks after more than a quarter of a million hectares of land, including over 770 miles of coastline and thousands of archaeological monuments across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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