Derwent Valley Mills Through Time


The textile mills in the Derwent Valley had a massive impact on world history. This was the birthplace of the modern factory, where the innovations of industrial pioneers, coupled with access to tireless water power, enabled mass production to occur for the first time. The communities created to support the early mills are remarkable, and much has survived of the early workers' housing in Cromford, Belper, Milford and Darley Abbey. Now inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Derwent Valley Mills are beginning a new ...

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Derwent Valley Mills Through Time
2015, Amberley Publishing, Chalford

ISBN-13: 9781445615066

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