Lymm Slitting Mill and Gorge

A local example of the remains of a slitting mill can be found at Lymm near Warrington. This web page provides useful information about the site and how to get there.

Tilt Hammer

Tilt hammer provides information about water powered sites in Sheffield. It also provides some useful links to other web sites related to water power and industrial archaeology.

Saugus Iron Works

In the USA the Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site (near Boston) (now an open air museum) provides some useful images of an early ironworks where slitting took place.


Interpretation of historical information on Stanley Mill contained within this site (including 3D visualisation) has been based on the site’s archaeological survey reports and the Watching Brief. These key documents have been complemented by discussions on site and additional published materials.