Created 11-May-12
Modified 11-May-12
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In 2007 the Gilkes water turbine at Stott Park was revealed. The water turbine replaced the water wheel in the 1858, and in turn was supplemented in 1880 by a steam engine. Photos courtesy of Kevin Baverstock.

SEE ALSO the complementing Gallery of Stott Park Bobbin Mill images at http:/​/​heritagephotoarchive.​co.​uk/​p448532562 which shows the mill interior in the 1960s.

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Category:Science and Technology
Subcategory:Mechanical Devices
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Keywords:bobbin mills, bobbins, coppicing, cumbria, english heritage, finsthwaite, gilkes, industrial history, ivison, kevin baverstock, lake district, renewable energy, steam engines, stott park, timber, water turbines, water-turbines, waterpower, waterwheels, wood, woodland industries

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill Gilkes turbine

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill Gilkes turbine

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill sump

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill sump

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill water turbine

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill water turbine

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill general view of waterwheel pit

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill general view of waterwheel pit

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill water turbine

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill water turbine