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The original Mill was built between 1717 and 1721 by industrialist John Lombe to house his Italian-inspired machinery, which he used to create thread from silk fibres. The foundations of the Mill still exist and the building is recognised as the first factory in the world, the launch pad for the Industrial Revolution and a gateway to the Derwent Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Silk Mill Lane
Derby United Kingdom
Thursday 3-9pm; Friday 1-5pm; Saturday 1-5pm; Sunday 11am-3pm


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