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Kebroyd Mills

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Basic information

Name
Kebroyd Mills.
Township
Soyland.
Civil Parish
Ripponden; Sowerby Bridge.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
62720.
NGR
SE 0415 2130.
UTM
53.68813623, -1.938636391

Description

Established as fulling mill c1680 but used for cotton spinning from c1794 with addition of waste-silk spinning from 1826. Site, decimated by fires, has two main steam-powered mills, Dene Mill, a six-storeyed fifteenbay cotton-spinning mill rebuilt in 1870, and Kebroyd Mill, a five-storeyed thirty-bay silk-spinning mill of 1905-6 incorporating earlier masonry. Other buildings include 19th-century cottage and office, and warehouse. Associated building: manufacturer's mansion, Dene House.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Kebroyd Mills (Soyland, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Soyland with its 13 textile mills.

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