Monthly Archives: February 2015

India Mill Chimney and Darwen’s Victorian Machinery

The chimney of India Mill still dominates the skyline of Darwen, with its Italian inspired architecture. However, it’s not the only reminder of Darwen’s mill history, as spaced along the main road through the town are a number of large pieces … Continue reading

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Ribchester’s Medieval Parish Church, Ribchester, Ribble Valley

St Wilfrid’s Parish church in Ribchester dates back to at least the eleventh century, but there may well have been earlier churches on the site beforehand. A blocked Norman doorway in the north wall is probably part of an earlier structure, and two small … Continue reading

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