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Forge Bank Mill


Forge Bank Mill in Marple Bridge.


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Collection Items

Estate Agents Brochures for Forge Bank Mill : Various Dates
Estate Agents brochures with Sales details for Forge Bank Mill:
October 1976, 1992 and undated.

Forge Bank Mill Material gathered by Ian Statham
Miscellaneous Material on Forge Bank :
Notice promoting Museum and and Craft Workshops with directions and information of the history of Forge Bank Mill Waterwheel and newspaper cutting.
Colour photograph of the commemorative plaque unveiled…

Drawings of Forge Bank Mill by P. Linnell,  F. Mafrici & A J Pass
Several pen and ink drawings of Forge Bank Mill & Waterwheel :
1. Forge Bank Waterwheel : Francesco Mafrici 1987
2. Forge Bank Mill : Pat Linnell : Undated
3. Spade Forge : A J Pass : Undated

Restoration Fund Appeal Certificate
Original Certificate given to Mr T F Oldham who contributed to the Spade Forge Waterwheel Restoration Fund Appeal.
Information on the Certificate : The Old building was originally a water powered forge, where spades and other implements were…

Newspaper Articles : Relating to Forge Mill : 1980's & 2000
Several Newspaper cuttings relating to Forge Mill & Restoration of its Waterwheel:

1, The Stockport Times dated July 18th 1986 entitled "Wheel of Fortune" Tourist attraction for Marple Bridge, giving details of the restoration of the waterwheel at…

Photographs of Forge Bank Mill during Restoration : Undated & 1997
Four Black and white photographs showing Forge Bank Mill during the restoration work undated
Eight colour photographs of restoration work carried out in 1997 with information on reverse.

Booklet : Forge Bank Waterwheel : Jean Curtis
Original copy of a booklet entitled "Forge Bank Waterwheel" by Jean Curtis (undated) giving history, decline and work in 1987 reinstated the waterwheel.
Twenty three pages with text and photographs.
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