SD8903 : Gorse Mill and Whitegate Lane

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

Gorse Mill and Whitegate Lane
Gorse Mill and Whitegate Lane
The two buildings show the contrast of repetitive elements applied to industrial and residential purposes.
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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SD8903, 78 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 July, 2010
Category
Terraced housing   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8981 0379 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.8400N 2:9.3118W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8985 0377
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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