SD8903 : Rugby Mill

taken 7 years ago, near to Chadderton, Oldham, Great Britain

Rugby Mill
Rugby Mill
Telephoto view of the tower; the architectural details show the influence of the Art Nouveau movement.
Rugby Mill
One of a group of four still extant mills in the south west corner of Chadderton.
Built in 1908 to the design of F. W. Dixon & Son, a local competitor to the renowned Stott dynasty. The engine was a 1200 hp cross-compound by George Saxon.
The mill was still largely complete in 2010 except for the chimney, but by then was unoccupied and showing signs of increasing decay.
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SD8903, 78 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 July, 2010
Category
Mill tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8959 0388 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.8883N 2:9.5111W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8966 0385
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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