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Mill ID Number 6369
Mill Name : Trefriw Woollen Mill
Type : turbine
Status : open to public
Dates : originally a 18th century pandy present mill is housed in a 1960s building
New Address : Trefriw
Original Address :
County : CONWY
Country : uk
Post Code : LL27 0NQ
Grid Ref : SH 780 631. OS Sheet 115
Description : In Trefriw, on B5106 Betws-y-Coed to Conwy road, about 5 miles N of Betws-y-Coed.
Originally the site of a water-powered fulling mill, the present building dates from the 1960s. The machinery is powered by two Boving hydro-electric turbines installed in the 1940s. Traditional methods of production are used to manufacture traditional Welsh bedspreads and tweeds from the raw wool. Tea room. Shop selling products of mill. Handspinning and weaving hands-on demonstrations, Spring Bank Holiday to September.
Opening times : Turbine house, shop and tearoom: all year, Monday to Friday, 9.30 - 17.30 (17.00 winter). Weaving all year Mon - Fri 10.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.00. Other machinery: carding engine, spinning mules,
Web Site :
Contact Name : Elaine Williams
Contact Email :
Contact Tel : 01492 640462
Last modified : 26/02/2003 14:37:00 By Elaine Williams - 26/02/2003 14:37:00

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