Photograph Alastair Campbell


Lode Mill,  nr Alstonefield

Grid reference:  SK 146 551
OS Map: 119

Postcode: DE6 2GA

Off A515,
mile off the Alstonefield Road, just by the fork to Milldale.  Mill is on N side of road, at bend.

Lode Mill, on the River Dove, has been derelict for over fifty years, but has been undergoing a renovation as a holiday let for the last five years. It is unusual in that much of the original machinery still exists including a wooden Hurst Frame housing three pairs of stones.
The mill structure is interesting internally, and is detailed in archaeological surveys available at www.lodemill.com/flood

Opening times 2017
Visitors welcome by appointment only.  In daylight only as no electricity at the mill - bring a torch!

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
By advance appointment;  As parking is limited, phone or e-mail first.

Jim Campbell
tel. 07764 559817.
Please ring first to see if parking is available; if not park at the Alsop en le Dale old station car park.

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