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Hope Mill

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Basic information

Name
Hope Mill.
Township
Barnsley.
Civil Parish
Barnsley.
Country
South Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63790.
NGR
SE 3410 0645.
UTM
53.55357671, -1.486758506

Description

Built before 1822 as a calender mill for finishing linen cloth but by 1878 also used for cotton spinning and weaving, and printing union cloths. Earliest building a steam-powered three-storeyed mill, partly rebuilt; later, post-1850 buildings include single-storeyed shed, probably of late 1850s, and warehouse. In late 19th century associated with Rob Royd Bleachworks.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Hope Mill (Barnsley, South Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Barnsley with its 21 textile mills.

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