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Perseverance Mill

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Basic information

Name
Perseverance Mill.
Township
Ossett.
Civil Parish
Ossett.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63613.
NGR
SE 2792 2129.
UTM
53.68732202, -1.57871249

Description

Built in 1873-4 as steam-powered mungo and extract mill. Buildings included two-storeyed office, warehouses and rag-sorting building, a rag-grinding shed, attached engine house, boiler house with drying floors, carbonising shed and dyehouse (demolished). Main shed divided into bays, each intended to house a rag-grinding machine. Carbonising sheds housed retorts, furnaces and carbonising chambers.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Perseverance Mill (Ossett, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Ossett with its 27 textile mills.

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