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Old Vicarage Site

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Mellor Mill 1792-1892

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Shaw Cairn

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Where is Mellor?

Now on the edge of Stockport in Greater Manchester, Mellor's location is historically important. 

On the south-west and north-west, it is bordered by the two great rivers, Goyt and Etherow, which drain the SW Peak District and join to form the Mersey at the lowest point of Mellor.

On the east, a high ridge overlooks a valley, behind which is Kinder Scout. Three spurs, separated by brooks, project west from the ridge.

Click for a local map and directions.

Where is Mellor?

Updates...

Bob's Mill Diary - Sunday 15th July 2018
15 Jul 2018 18:03Bob's Mill Diary - Sunday 15th July 2018

Landscaping Progress at /Mellor Mill - We are nearly there   After being successfully granted full pl [ ... ]

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The Geology of Mellor Mill
29 Jun 2018 07:43The Geology of Mellor Mill

The Geology Around Marple: Why Samuel Oldknow thought it was a good idea to build his mill in the Goyt Valley  [ ... ]

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The Old Vicarage Dig Returns
27 Jun 2018 18:40The Old Vicarage Dig Returns

Monday 25th We are back working on the Old Vicarage site, excavating two test pits in the triangular field. S [ ... ]

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Bob's Mill Diary - Wednesday 27th June 2018
27 Jun 2018 17:39Bob's Mill Diary - Wednesday 27th June 2018

Hi All,
Great news. We finally have been granted planning permission for the landscaping works at Mellor Mill.  [ ... ]

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