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Woodlands Mill

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Basic information

Name
Woodlands Mill.
Township
Steeton with Eastburn.
Civil Parish
Steeton with Eastburn.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
62288.
NGR
SE 0325 4415.
UTM
53.89351735, -1.952031951

Description

Established in early 19th century as water-powered worsted-spinning mill. Early timber-floored mill (six storeys, eleven bays) survives, showing use of two waterwheels. Mill owned by manufacturer performing hand-powered processes (combing and weaving) off the premises. Rapid expansion after c1850, with addition of new mill (five storeys and attic, nine bays), combing and weaving sheds and warehouses. Steam power added to supplement waterwheels. After. 1860 mill functioned as fully integrated worsted factory.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Woodlands Mill (Steeton with Eastburn, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Steeton with Eastburn with its 3 textile mills.

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