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Quarry Bank Mill, Styal

Grid reference: SJ 834 829
OS sheet: 109
Postcode: SK9 4LA
2 miles N of Wilmslow, signposted off B5166. 2 miles from J5 of the M56.

A 5-storey Georgian cotton mill, built in 1784. Now a working museum of the cotton textile industry, with working looms and other machinery, powered by a 50-ton Fairbairn waterwheel and a working 1840s steam engine. Owned by the National Trust.

Opening times 2017
11th February to 5th November, daily, 10.30-17.00.
1st Jan - Feb 10th, & 8th November - 31st December, Wednesday to Sunday 10.30-15.30. See web site for further details. Groups during opening hours by prior arrangement.

National Mills Weekend Opening Times 2017
Saturday & Sunday 10.30 - 17.00

Reception Office, tel. 01625 527468.
Recorded information, tel. 01625 445896.


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