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Sunday Heritage Walks - Water power in Belper

At Belper River Gardens
On Sun 27th September 2020
From 2.00pm To 4.00pm

A walk around the waterways of the Belper Mill complex, seeing how the Strutts used water from the River Derwent to power their 11 water wheels.
Belper River Gardens
Matlock Road
Belper
Derbyshire
DE56 1BE
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River Gardens


 Sunday 27th September, 2020


 Door time: 2:00pm, Start time: 2:00pm – All ages


A walk around the waterways of the Belper Mill complex, seeing how the Strutts used water from the River Derwent to power the 11 water wheels. Recent research has uncovered additional information about the original 1776 'South Mill' that continues to use the water today to generate electricity, supplying the national grid. Less than 2 hours. Led by Ian Jackson.


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