SD8903 : Gorse Mill

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

Gorse Mill
Gorse Mill
Telephoto view of the top of the tower, showing the quality of detailing applied even to a relatively mundane industrial building.
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
Tuesday, 29 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 July, 2010
Category
Mill tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8973 0383 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.8615N 2:9.3843W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8968 0381
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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