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Queen Street Mill, a late C19 textile weaving mill with later additions, is listed at Grade I for the following principal reasons: * Rarity: Queen Street Mill is claimed to be the last surviving working C19 steam-powered textile weaving mill in the world. Unique in being the world's only surviving operational steam-driven weaving shed, it received an Engineering Heritage Award in November 2010.

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Thompson Park

Thompson Park

2.89km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

A beautiful and formal Edwardian urban park in Burnley, Lancashire which was opened in 1930. Its features include a boating lake, paddling pool, Italian gardens, and a playground. It is more ornamental than Burnley's other parks with large numbers of flower beds and the large rose garden.

William Hill Polygonal Barn

William Hill Polygonal Barn

3.56km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

William Hill Polygonal Barn, also known as the Hill-Mershon Barn, is an eight-sided barn located at Bloomingdale, Parke County, Indiana. It was built about 1905, and is a two-story, octagonal frame building. It measures 30 feet in width and is topped by a sectional cone roof topped by an octagonal cupola.

Towneley Hall.

Towneley Hall.

4.31km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

Towneley Hall historic house, art gallery and museum located in 400 acres of beautiful parkland provides all the ingredients for a fun, educational and adventurous day out. It houses an eclectic collection including an Egyptian mummy, the Whalley Abbey vestments, Lancashire-made oak furniture, Pilkington Pottery and the Towneley Bear. There are also so many other things to see and feel around.

Pendle Heritage Centre

Pendle Heritage Centre

4.86km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

This is a site dedicated to the heritage of Pendle Hill, its Royal Forest, and the Boroughs of Blackburnshire which surround it. The heritage centre occupies Park Hill, a two-story former farmhouse that has a 1661 date stone but was developed over an extended period between the 16th century and the beginning of the 18th century. The center has an 18th-century walled garden and woodland walk and houses the Pendle Arts Gallery.

Boulsworth Hill

Boulsworth Hill

6.17km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

Boulsworth Hill is a large expanse of moorland, the highest point of the South Pennines of south-eastern Lancashire, England, separating the Borough of Pendle from Calderdale. It was one of the beatiful location in this area and it offers a nice trekking area too.

Singing Ringing Tree

Singing Ringing Tree

6.23km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

This incredible bit of engineering is part sculpture, part musical instrument. It is a 3-meter-tall, wind-powered musical sculpture made of galvanized steel pipes, it stands high above the English town of Burnley. The pipes swirl to form the shape of a tree bent and blown by the wind, and produce an eerie, melodious hum as the constant wind on Crown Point drifts through them.

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