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High Mill

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Basic information

Name
High Mill.
Township
Bishop Thornton.
Civil Parish
Bishop Thornton.
Country
North Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63838.
NGR
SE 2525 6270.
UTM
54.05963551, -1.615746323

Description

Water-powered flax-spinning mill of two storeys and six bays built c1804-5 close to hamlet of Shaw Mills. Heightened by one storey and extended by three bays before 1848-9. Converted to silk spinning by 1871. Associated buildings: millowner's house and terraces of cottages.

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Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of High Mill (Bishop Thornton, North Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Bishop Thornton with its 3 textile mills.

Comments

1 Yvonne Bray

Posted

My ancestors: Holmes and Dinsdale lived and worked in Shaw Mills, Not quite sure whether they worked at the High Mill or Low Mill. John William Holmes was born at Shaw Mills in 1860 and was Christened at Pateley Bridge in same year,

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