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Benyons' Mill

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Basic information

Name
Benyons' Mill.
Township
Holbeck.
Civil Parish
Leeds.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
C.
NMRfn
63344.
NGR
SE 2990 3256.
UTM
53.78850502, -1.547646657

Description

Steam-powered flax-spinning mill built by Benyons and Bage in 1802-3, the multi-storeyed mill and contemporary warehouse and hand-heckling block being the first fireproof textile mill buildings in Yorkshire. Integration achieved by addition of weaving shops for handlooms in 1804-5. Later additions included gas plant of c1815. Demolished.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Benyons' Mill (Holbeck, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Holbeck with its 16 textile mills.

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