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Starkeys' Mill

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Basic information

Name
Starkeys' Mill.
Township
Huddersfield.
Civil Parish
Huddersfield.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
C.
NMRfn
63065.
NGR
SE 1376 1615.
UTM
53.64168492, -1.793346477

Description

Woollen mill established in 1819 and expanding rapidly to fill island site between River Colne and Huddersfield Canal. By 1835 site included four multi-storeyed mills used for all stages in woollen manufacture, with both powerlooms and handlooms, dyehouses, heated cloth dryhouse, finishing shops, and steam power plant. Very large-scale and early development of mechanically powered integrated working in the woollen branch. Demolished.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Starkeys' Mill (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Huddersfield with its 47 textile mills.

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