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Woodhouse Mill

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Basic information

Name
Woodhouse Mill.
Township
Langfield.
Civil Parish
Todmorden.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
62205.
NGR
SD 9515 2444.
UTM
53.71635083, -2.074966806

Description

Steam-powered cotton-spinning mill built beside Rochdale Canal in 1832 and, until 1897, run in conjunction with nearby Cinderhill Mill (62203) where powerloom weaving also undertaken. Five-storeyed ten-bay mill of 1832 with detached engine house, boiler house and warehouse, extended in early 1850s; boiler house rebuilt and mill repaired after boiler explosion in 1863. Packing room and cotton warehouse added in 1921 to design of Edward Stott of Todmorden. Boiler house demolished.

Pictures

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Image of Woodhouse Mill.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Woodhouse Mill (Langfield, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Langfield with its 14 textile mills.

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