Acorn Bank Watermill Trust

Work on Restoring the Stones

The mill stones were still sitting in place inside the mill. They were lifted out at the start of the restoration of the building and stored in the yard. When the hurst frame inside the building had been rebuilt they were lifted back into place.

Stones 1989

The stones in May 1989

Hurst frame

Hurst frame with stones and
the mill machinery 1989

Stones outside mill

The stones are lifted out...

Stones outside mill

...and stored in the yard

Stones going back

Stones being replaced

Stones back in place

Stones back in place August 1991