Created 28-Jul-11
Modified 20-Nov-12
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The Nob End area of the Irwell Gorge is important for many reasons not just the remains of an early paper-mill, but a bleach works, a spectacular canal breach, canal aqueduct and workshops. To see the images of the canal breach click http://heritagephotoarchive.co.uk/p170170475 and the canal at Nob End at http://heritagephotoarchive.co.uk/p42148556
There is a detailed photo survey and other information about the Lever Bank Bleachworks in the Textile Photo Gallery.

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Keywords:bleaching, bolton, canals, coal, industrial heritage, irwell, lancashire, little lever, nob end, paper, papermaking, rivers, sustainable energy, water power, waterwheels, weirs

HRS 33 Nob End, Papermill Weir

HRS 33 Nob End, Papermill Weir

HRS 713 Little Lever, Church Street road collapse 1st Jan 1976

HRS 713 Little Lever, Church Street road collapse 1st Jan 1976

HRS 714 Little Lever, Lever Bank bleachworks 1972

HRS 714 Little Lever, Lever Bank bleachworks 1972

HRS 715 Irwell Gorge, coal seam

HRS 715 Irwell Gorge, coal seam

HRS 739 Lever Bank bleachwks Little Lever looking North 1960s

HRS 739 Lever Bank bleachwks Little Lever looking North 1960s

HRS 837 Farnworth Old Bridge 1979

HRS 837 Farnworth Old Bridge 1979

HRS 839 Farnworth Old Bridge January 1979

HRS 839 Farnworth Old Bridge January 1979

HRS 2010 Lever Bank Bleachworks, Little Lever

HRS 2010 Lever Bank Bleachworks, Little Lever

HRS 2008 18th C counting house Lever Bank bleachwks

HRS 2008 18th C counting house Lever Bank bleachwks

HRS 2009 Lever Bank Bleachworks Building and chimney

HRS 2009 Lever Bank Bleachworks Building and chimney

HRS 2455 Farnworth, Girl Guides

HRS 2455 Farnworth, Girl Guides

HRS 3909 Little Lever, Coalmining, Ladyshore sough March 1972

HRS 3909 Little Lever, Coalmining, Ladyshore sough March 1972