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Ben Robinson uncovers the story of Cromford, a Derbyshire village at the heart of industrialist Sir Richard Arkwright's mechanised cotton mills and a textile revolution.

The story of Cromford. A picturesque Derbyshire village at the heart of famous industrialist Sir Richard Arkwright's mechanised cotton mills and a textile revolution. Presenter and archaeologist Ben Robinson discovers it wasn't just an industrial revolution. Cromford became a new kind of village, built to service the enterprise of this powerful man.

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Tue 21 May 2019 08:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Ben Robinson
Producer Stuart Woodman
Executive Producer Tony Parker
Series Producer Diana Hare

Broadcasts

  • Mon 26 Nov 2018 19:30
  • Tue 5 Feb 2019 19:30
  • Thu 7 Feb 2019 02:00
  • Thu 9 May 2019 19:30
  • Tue 21 May 2019 08:00