SD7327 : Number 3 Mill, Vine Mills, Oswaldtwistle

taken 6 years ago, near to Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, Great Britain

Number 3 Mill, Vine Mills, Oswaldtwistle
Number 3 Mill, Vine Mills, Oswaldtwistle
Built 1906-07 for 52,000 spindles for cotton spinning and driven by a 650 horsepower Yates & Thom horizontal cross compound steam engine. Spinning ended in 1967. Four storey mill in machine made red brick. Windows in pair on the first three floor and in threes on the top floor. Large window areas as in later mills. At the north-east corner is a five storey tower with a steeply pitched octagon roof topped by a platform. the mill's name is picked out in white glazed brick.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Industry 
Former (from Tags)
Cotton Mill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7329 2721 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.4349N 2:24.3859W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7331 2720
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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