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Waterloo Mills

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Basic information

Name
Waterloo Mills.
Township
Silsden.
Civil Parish
Silsden.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
62292.
NGR
SE 0430 4618.
UTM
53.91175516, -1.93602701

Description

Steam-powered worsted mill, built c1870. Early history obscure, but by early 20th century run as room and power mill. Main buildings include four-storeyed eighteen-bay timber-floored mill of c1870, large sheds of various dates, offices, warehouses, and 1916 engine house containing 1905 inverted vertical engine bought second-hand. Original beam engine removed and Its internal end engine house subdivided to give rope race connecting with new engine house.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Waterloo Mills (Silsden, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Silsden with its 9 textile mills.

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