SD8903 : Gorse Mill From Whitegate Lane

taken 8 years ago, near to Chadderton, Oldham, Great Britain

Gorse Mill From Whitegate Lane
Gorse Mill From Whitegate Lane
A classic of its type, the former cotton mill is, in common with most survivors, used for retailing and light industrial uses.
Gorse Mill
One of a group of four surviving mills in close proximity to each other in the south west corner of Chadderton.
The tower with its pyramidal roof - a feature now missing from many other mills - is on the near corner and makes this an imposing mill when you approach. Built in 1908 to the design of P. S. Stott, it had a 1600 hp Urmson and Thompson engine. Sadly the engine house and chimney are long gone.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 20 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 January, 2010
Category
Industrial site > Cotton mill (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 898 039 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.9048N 2:9.2758W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 900 039
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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