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Oldknow

Samuel Oldknow’s Mellor Mill

A hands-on opportunity to help excavate the remains of Samuel Oldknow’s Mansion, Mellor Lodge. It forms part of his Mellor Mill industrial complex. The Mill stood on the banks of the River Goyt for 100 years before fire destroyed it in 1892, is one of three historic landmarks that are part of a project between […]

Location: Mellor Mill excavations, Low Lea Rd, Marple Bridge, Stockport SK6 | Dates: Dig each weekend, or come to our community digs: 18–22 & 25–29 April; 11–15 & 18–22 July; 30 August – 2 September. | Cost: Free, but you will need to get yourself there, and bring lunch. All equipment will be provided.

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