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Swannington Heritage Trust

Hough Mill, St. George's Hill, Swannington, ,
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See Teddy and Tess Miller at family heritage eventsMill brakewheel made by Swannington volunteersReplica gin pit and horse statue, fifteenth century coal miningPond dipping and nature fun at Hough Mill SwanningtonVolunteers protecting eighteenth century Newcomen "haystack" boilerSwannington Incline, western end of Robert Stephenson's railway

Swannington Heritage Trust

Swannington Heritage Trust own five sites of fascinating mining, rail and milling history connected by scenic footpaths through Swannington.  Features include Hough Mill, a 200 year-old lovingly restored windmill, mining sites and Swannington Incline which is the western end of Robert Stephenson’s Leicester and Swannington railway.  Our volunteers host regular events and you can enjoy daily walks through our 14 acres of woodland and heathland.

The award winning Swannington Heritage Trust have many volunteering opportunities from land maintenance, research and archiving to events and mill maintenance.  We would love you to get in touch if you can help.

The Trust provides speakers on a wide range of heritage topics (see and sells publications.

Address: Hough Mill, St. George's Hill, Swannington, , LE67 8QW
Property Id : 73
Archaeological Research
Childrens Activities
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Free Admission
Local History Research
Parking on Site
Park or Woodland
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