SD5429 : Centenary Mill - engine house

taken 8 years ago, near to Preston, Lancashire, Great Britain

Centenary Mill - engine house
Centenary Mill - engine house
Built 1895 for Horrockses, Crewdson & Co Ltd. RSJ framing and concrete floors. The engine house contained a Musgrave horizontal four cylinder triple expansion engine with cylinders 24.25", 36" & 40" (2) x 6' stroke. It was of about 2000 horsepower and drove by ropes.

Now converted to apartments with the engine house forming a huge and empty lobby and access up through the rope race.
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SD5429, 249 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 August, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre  Industry 
Former (from Tags)
Cotton Mill  Mill  Engine House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5498 2971 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.7072N 2:41.0628W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5495 2971
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Apartments  Adaptive Reuse  Textile Industry  Engine House 

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