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West Vale Mills

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Basic information

Name
West Vale Mills.
Township
Elland cum Greetland.
Civil Parish
Elland.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
62808.
NGR
SE 0949 2110.
UTM
53.68627007, -1.857783099

Description

Established in 1850 as steam-powered worsted-spinning mill. First building, a spinning shed, no longer extant. Complex comprises six-storeyed twenty-bay pedimented mill, timber-floored over a fireproof ground floor which includes internal boiler house, attached engine houses (one for a beam engine, a later one for a vertical engine, storeyed warehouses, single and double-storeyed shed, offices, including time office, and dwellings). Mill run as worsted-spinning factory by John Maude and Co until being taken over c1897 by John Horsfall and Sons and converted to manufacture of woollen blankets.

Pictures

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Images of West Vale Mills.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of West Vale Mills (Elland cum Greetland, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Elland cum Greetland with its 39 textile mills.

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