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Mar 17, 2014

Bridgend's hi-tech demo of 1790

The Spinning Jenny was the bee's knees when the Glamorgan Agricultural Society set up its model woollen mill in Bridgend in the ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

late 18th century. By bringing various processes onto one site and increasing the automation of tasks, the society hoped to inspire others to set up mills to add value to the county's wool. The demonstration mill complex included a fine home for the mill manager which is now Riverside Tavern. For more on the story, scan the QR codes at the tavern's entrance. Or click here