Yorkshire Industrial Heritage

Gedham Mill

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Basic information

Name
Gedham Mill.
Township
Ossett.
Civil Parish
Ossett.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63616.
NGR
SE 2776 2065.
UTM
53.68157827, -1.581192176

Description

Built as mungo mill in 1897-8. Red brick. Principal buildings included large sheds for storage and sorting, single-storeyed range comprising rag-grinding and scribbling bays, engine and boiler houses, and a block giving carbonising rooms and a dyehouse. Typical small-scale mungo mill with characteristic arrangement of rag-grinding machines.

Additional information

Chris Earl's Photographs of UK Textile Mills has one photo of Gedham Mill.

Pictures

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Image of Gedham Mill.

Ortophotographic map

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

Site

Map of Ossett with its 27 textile mills.

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