Reassembly is the opposite of disassembly

Nether Alderley Mill, is a water powered corn mill, which some members of the team at Quarry Bank also help to look after. Our ongoing conservation work at Nether Alderley Mill has taken a new ‘turn’ lately. Over to volunteer Bruce Williams for more details. At Nether Alderley once the waterwheels are in action, they turn…

Renovate where possible, repair where necessary

Hi, In Power Volunteer Bruce’s last blog about Nether Alderley Mill, the important restoration work was part way through and a tremendous amount of work was being done.  Bruce continues the story here. We left Nether Alderley Mill with the vertical shaft lifted out of its bearings and supported on a chain hoist, and the…

Noses to the grindstone… maintaining Nether Alderley Mill

The National Trust has now entered its Winter season, and many properties across the country have closed completely to undertake important conservation and restoration work. One such property is Nether Alderley Mill, also looked after by the Quarry Bank team. Earlier this week the Norfolk Millwrights Alliance returned once more to carry out the annual…