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Winker Green Mill

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Basic information

Name
Winker Green Mill.
Township
Armley.
Civil Parish
Leeds.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63324.
NGR
SE 2700 3369.
UTM
53.79881902, -1.59156413

Description

Established in early 19th century as woollen scribbling and dyeware mill, later a scribbling and fulling mill. Bought in 1824 by Eyres family, woollen merchants, and rebuilt as large-scale integrated private mill. Earliest surviving building, probably c1825-30, is four-storeyed workshop for hand spinning and handloom weaving. Large steam-powered brick mill (four-storeyed, twenty-five bays) of 1833 and 1836, replacing earlier mill destroyed by fire, has timber internal construction but fireproof willey house on ground floor. One internal engine house, one attached engine house, internal boiler house. Long warehouse range (now curtailed) on street frontage. Workers' housing built nearby.

Additional information

Chris Earl's Photographs of UK Textile Mills has some photos of Winker Green Mills.

Pictures

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Images of Winker Green Mill.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Winker Green Mill (Armley, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Armley with its 5 textile mills.

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