20 Jun 2010

Ravensberg Spinning Mill, Bielefeld

This Spinning Mill was Constructed between 1855 and 1857, the imposing castellated factory buildings of the Ravensberg Spinning Mill became one of the largest flax spinning mills in Europe in the 19th and early 20th centuries, housing up to 20,000 whirring spindles at a time. Now the site includes a park, an attractive cultural and events venue with two museums, a cinema, an adult education centre and a restaurant in the old carding works.

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