Revealing Oldknow’s Legacy: Mellor Mill and the Peak Forest Canal in Marple

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Revealing Oldknow’s Legacy: Mellor Mill and the Peak Forest Canal in Marple

Join us on an exciting journey around Samuel Oldknow's stomping ground, Mellor Mill and the Peak Forest Canal in Marple.

In 2014, Mellor Archaeological Trust and the Canal & River Trust joined forces to reveal Oldknow’s legacy. The three year project was designed to conserve and interpret Oldknow’s legacy through archaeology, learning and volunteering opportunities. 

Although now complete, you can still discover who Samuel Oldknow was and why he's a big deal? Read our blog posts to find out more.