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Castleton Mill

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Basic information

Name
Castleton Mill.
Township
Wortley.
Civil Parish
Leeds.
Country
West Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63384.
NGR
SE 2869 3341.
UTM
53.7962124, -1.565933112

Description

Steam-powered fireproof flax-spinning mill of four storeys and eighteen bays built in early 1830s. Warehouse and single-storeyed weaving shed added shortly after 1850. After early 1860s used mainly for linen and woollen manufacture: shed enlarged in 1884 to designs of J M Fawcett of Leeds. Part demolished.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Castleton Mill (Wortley, West Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Wortley with its 6 textile mills.

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