We have been on a school trip to a Victorian mill in Cumbria. We have some photographs of the trip and here is a video describing the bobbin mill and what is was like for the people who worked there in the Victorian times.
Thank you to Richard Elen who has let us use his excellent video.

Tour of a Victorian Bobbin Mill, Stott Park, Cumbria from Richard Elen on Vimeo.

Pictures of the mill ...
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A view from outside the mill
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One of the skilled craftsmen at the mill