Yorkshire Industrial Heritage

Loomshop, Ramsden Mill Lane

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Basic information

Name
Loomshop, Ramsden Mill Lane.
Township
Golcar.
Civil Parish
Colne Valley; Huddersfield.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63185.
NGR
SE 1023 1536.
UTM
53.6346644, -1.846765296

Description

Four-storeyed building built c1840: storage on ground floor, domestic accommodation on first floor, loomshops on upper two floors. Important surviving example of combined dwelling and workshop showing grouping of workforce outside the factory. Probably built by Ramsden family, owners of nearby Ramsden Mills, Linthwaite, and builders of adjacent residence, Bankfield.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Loomshop, Ramsden Mill Lane (Golcar, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Golcar with its 21 textile mills.

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