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Heslington Bleach Works

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Basic information

Name
Heslington Bleach Works.
Township
Heslington.
Civil Parish
Heslington.
Country
North Yorkshire.
Type of record
C.
NMRfn
63868.
NGR
SE 6210 5055.
UTM
53.94733635, -1.055321202

Description

Established c1804 and leased by three York linen drapers, one of whom also a partner in Lawrence Street Flax Mill, York, from c1816. Mill and bleachworks run jointly until closure of business in early 1850s when bleachworks included bleach house, wash house, sheds, two houses and four closes of grassland. After 1857 sale, land put to agricultural use and farm buildings replaced industrial buildings. Demolished.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Heslington Bleach Works (Heslington, North Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Heslington with its only one textile mill.

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