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High Mill

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Basic information

Name
High Mill.
Township
Bishop Thornton.
Civil Parish
Bishop Thornton.
Country
North Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63838.
NGR
SE 2525 6270.
UTM
54.05963551, -1.615746323

Description

Water-powered flax-spinning mill of two storeys and six bays built c1804-5 close to hamlet of Shaw Mills. Heightened by one storey and extended by three bays before 1848-9. Converted to silk spinning by 1871. Associated buildings: millowner's house and terraces of cottages.

Pictures

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Images of High Mill.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of High Mill (Bishop Thornton, North Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Bishop Thornton with its 3 textile mills.

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