The building at the bottom of Sunny hill now occupied by the Social Club was originally the New Inn, and later the Beehive, before being converted into Milford’s Institute and Reading Room by George Herbert Strutt, in 1902.
In December 2001, the Derwent Valley Mills in Derbyshire was inscribed on the World Heritage List. This international designation confirms the outstanding importance of the area as the birthplace of the factory system where in the 18th Century water power was successfully harnessed for textile production.
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