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The Final Leg

Witnessing the installation of the new window frames in the cottage, back in June 2021 was a high point in the project. To my mind, this...

A NEW COTTAGE EMERGES

Its been an exciting few months at the cottage... On 5th June, 15 months after it was installed, the scaffolding around the cottage was...

The Crowning Glory

(Click on photos to enlarge) As milestone moments go on the Aqueduct Cottage restoration project, the first week of April 2021 takes some...

New Year, New Roof

Against the odds, the restoration project made some exciting progress over the winter and, after decades without a roof, the cottage is...

History repeating itself

Once in a while, something unexpected and rather special happens on the Aqueduct Cottage restoration project. Thursday 22nd October, was...

Restoration continues through lockdown

Amid the doom and gloom of these strange and unprecedented times, it makes a nice change to report some good news. Despite the lockdown,...

WHAT A MONTH!

November 2019 will go down as one of the defining months in the mission to save the cottage. – Our newly formed restoration volunteers...

Work starts on the restoration.

Monday 28th October 2019 was a very special day. A team of community volunteers made a start clearing the ground inside and around the...

Preparing for a new beginning.

219 years ago, in 1802, the first stones were being laid to build Aqueduct Cottage – a small but important piece of the industrial...

£10,000 Crowdfunder target reached!

WE DID IT!! Rebecca Walton from the wonderful Homesford Tea Rooms, has just bought a brick that takes the Crowdfunder total to over...

Funding update - June 2019

The Crowdfunder Buy a Brick Campaign closes on Tuesday so if you want to take part in helping restore Aqueduct Cottage, you need to act...

Funding Update - May 2019

MAJOR BOOST TO RESTORATION FUND The National Lottery Heritage Fund has confirmed a large contribution towards the Aqueduct Cottage...

Saving the “fairytale” cottage

Illustration by T.G. Tunnicliffe from “Our village” by Alison Uttley (available from Scarthin Books, Cromford). Welcome to Aqueduct...