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Britannia Mills

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Basic information

Name
Britannia Mills.
Township
Huddersfield.
Civil Parish
Huddersfield.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63097.
NGR
SE 1439 1598.
UTM
53.64014013, -1.783825224

Description

Room and power mill established in 1860 by engineer as a speculation. First buildings were two five-storeyed fireproof mills of sixteen and eighteen bays, engine house generating power for both mills, boiler house and chimney, warehouse, and small shed. Later addition of warehouses (one, of 1876, by B Stocks, architect, Huddersfield), extension of shed, new engine house. Room and power advertised for let as early as May 1861. Tenants in 1860s included wide range of business concerns, mainly involved in woollen textiles, but cotton and silk branches also represented. Demolished.

Pictures

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Image of Britannia Mills.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Britannia Mills (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Huddersfield with its 47 textile mills.

Comments

1 margaret wadsworth

Posted

Do you know if there are any records of employees? Think my late mother worked there

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