£1.4 million grant for Warwick Bridge corn mill

Plans to give an historic mill a new lease of life have moved a step closer thanks to a £1.4 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The North of England Civic Trust's £2 million project aims to get the corn mill in Warwick Bridge near Carlisle back in working order.

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WATCH: Funding to restore Cumbrian mill

Almost £1.4 million has been awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to help restore a Cumbrian mill.

The North of England Civic Trust plans to buy the corn mill at Warwick Bridge and run it as a tourist attraction, with a traditional bakery on the site.

Kate Walby reports.

'There are very few mills like this left'

Almost £1.4 million has been awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to help restore a Cumbrian mill.

North of England Civic trust plans to buy the property and run it as a working mill.

It wants to open it as a tourist attraction with a traditional bakery on the site.

The Trust says the mill, which has remained almost unchanged since the 1840s, is one of very few like it left in the country.

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