Slinter Mill, Matlock
Grid reference: SK 286 571
OS sheet: 119
Postcode: DE4 2AJ
At Cromford, turn onto Water Lane (A5012)
heading towards Newhaven/Via Gellia. After ¼ mile Slinter
Cottage can be found on the left hand side just after Ball Eye
Quarry and before UK Slipform Ltd. Note limited parking for
cars at the mill.
Since it was first built about 1800,
has been a lead slag mill, a wood turning mill, a saw mill and
eventually a private house from about 1940. It is now Grade II
listed and lies within the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site.
The present mill has a working 16 foot diameter breastshot wheel
and some remaining machinery from its last use as a sawmill.
Opening times 2018
By arrangement with the
National Mills Weekend opening times 2018
Sunday,12.00-16.00. Restored waterwheel turning. Tea.
Neil Riddle, tel. 01629 822891