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LISTED BUILDINGS JACKPOT

The Heritage Lottery Fund has come to the rescue of two listed sites, with an offer of £1.8 million to secure the future of Cromford Mill in the Derwent Valley and £8,600 for repairs to the Spitalfields home of the Bangladesh Welfare Association. The 16th century Cromford Mill is the world's first water-powered cotton spinning mill, established in 1771 by Richard Arkwright. It will be protected from the ravages of the weather and made more accessible to visitors through the ...

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