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Holmbridge Mill

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Basic information

Name
Holmbridge Mill.
Township
Cartworth.
Civil Parish
Holmfirth.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63194.
NGR
SE 120 066.
UTM
53.55589042, -1.82033143

Description

Established in mid 1790s as water-powered scribbling and fulling mill. Near-contemporary plan shows first mill as small three-storeyed building: ground floor had pair of waterwheels and fulling stocks, first floor had scribbling engines and a slubbing billy, together with a single-room dwelling; attic used for wool storage. Later rebuilding on a larger scale, in 1823 and in c1840, involved demolition of original mill and addition of steam power. Resulting mill of four storeys and twelve bays with collar-truss roof. Fully integrated working achieved with addition of powerloom weaving shed in late 1850s. Site grew in 20th century with addition of sheds and other buildings.

Pictures

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Images of Holmbridge Mill.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Holmbridge Mill (Cartworth, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Cartworth with its 11 textile mills.

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