Yorkshire Industrial Heritage

New Close Shed

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Basic information

Name
New Close Shed.
Township
Silsden.
Civil Parish
Silsden.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
62291.
NGR
SE 0430 4622.
UTM
53.91211467, -1.936026463

Description

Built in 1913 by Waterloo Weaving Company, previously room arid power tenants in nearby Waterloo Mills. The firm probably wove mixed worsted and cotton cloth. Mill comprises small weaving shed and engine house, the latter originally with a gas engine. Shed has I-sectioned steel beams and angle-Iron roof trusses. Later additions included warehouse, shed extensions, new engine house and a building with Belfast roof trusses.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of New Close Shed (Silsden, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Silsden with its 9 textile mills.

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