These are some images from previous 'Past Lives'. See the 'Past Lives' event on 7th July 2012
The Wheel Pit Session 2 It was planned that all 3 sessions would have been completed by now but we have had to delay the final weekend so here is an update so far. The second session was booked in for mid December. As the day approached so did a weather front which deposited 40cm of snow on Cromford. It didn't look good but the forecast was for a warmer weekend so we took a chance and by the Satuday morning there was onle a couple of inches of snow left and work could carry on. Well, that's...
by: payday Advance uk
‘The Pit’ – a Venture Centre project
A new project is underway at Cromford Venture Centre to conduct an archaeological excavation of a redundant wheel pit on the Centre’s play area.
For many years the strange damp and dark pit has lain overgrown with vegetation and with just some chestnut fencing to mark its boundaries. Clues to the former purpose of the pit were found in an old painting showing a mill building standing on the site but it was only recently that funding support...