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Mill at Ambleside

Mill at Ambleside

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1817

Shelfmark: Ktop XLIII

Item number: 4b

Genre: Topographical Print

By the early 19th century many bark or bobbin mills had been set up along rivers in Cumbria, utilising the plentiful water supply. This mill can be seen from the North Road. Ambleside at this time was also a popular stopover town for wealthy travellers who were touring the scenery of the lakes

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