Yorkshire Industrial Heritage

Thornes Mill

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Basic information

Name
Thornes Mill.
Township
Alverthorpe with Thornes.
Civil Parish
Wakefield.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63766.
NGR
SE 327 190.
UTM
53.6664637, -1.506577008

Description

Steam-powered worsted mill, probably established. in 1837-8. First buildings were shed with corner engine house, with later addition of warehouses, second shed and other buildings. Apparently used mainly for yarn spinning despite adoption of single-storeyed layout normally associated with weaving. Part demolished.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Thornes Mill (Alverthorpe with Thornes, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Alverthorpe with Thornes with its 8 textile mills.

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