Excavation Of Arkwright’s Mill

Well-preserved stone floor of the mill (scales = 2m + 1m).
Trench 5 showing wall foundations (scales = 1m).
A stone-built culvert found in Trench 4.

We recently carried out trial excavations on the site of world-famous inventor and industrialist Sir Richard Arkwright’s Mill in Bakewell where we found wonderfully preserved stonework and flooring of the first mill. Work on a new hotel is scheduled to begin there soon. Check out the article in the Derby Telegraph.

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