Water-powered flax-spinning mill built in 1797, used for cotton spinning from 1850-1 and silk spinning from 1856-64. Large, five-storeyed mill enlarged before 1816 by addition of warehouse, mill extension, supplementary steam engine, loomshop, bleach house and air drying rooms. Heated dryhouse and new warehouse and bleachworks built between 1820 and 1843. Associated buildings: millowners' houses, workers' cottages and two apprentice houses. Demolished.
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