SD8904 : Ram Mill

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

Ram Mill
Ram Mill
Part of the carding hall (foreground) with the main spinning floors behind. The very narrow brick pillars between the windows of the main mill are a feature of Stott & Sons mills of this period.
Ram Mill :: SD8903
One of a group of four still extant mills in the south west corner of Chadderton.
The use of banded yellow terracotta marks this out as the work of Stott and Sons, as opposed to Joseph Stott and Sons, or P. S. Stott. (Although from the same family, there were three separate architectural practices.)
The mill was built in 1907, with the intention of converting to a double mill later. This never happened, as indicated by the blank southern wall. The mill was powered by a 200hp cross-compound engine by George Saxon.
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SD8904, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 July, 2010
Category
Industrial site > Cotton mill (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8962 0407 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.9908N 2:9.4843W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8966 0408
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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