Darshill and Bowlish have a wealth of industrial as well as social history. Linked to the wool and silk industries the environment has been changed through the years and more recently the brewing industry has had an impact on this area.
A big thank you to the following individuals who have contributed information.
Mr J Rossiter (Lower Silk Mill photographs and artefacts, Middle Silk Mill photographs, Archaeological and Historic Features in the vicinity of Middle Mill, Darshill Report, Pump Station information)
Mr J Yeo (Historical photographs of Bowlish, items of interest)
Mrs S Abbott (Historical photographs of Darshill, Photographs page)