NX9775 : Rosefield Mills - elaborate riverside facade

taken 6 years ago, near to Dumfries, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Rosefield Mills - elaborate riverside facade
Rosefield Mills - elaborate riverside facade
Dumfries was a major producer of tweed in the late 19th/early 20th centuries. Rosefield, opened in 1885 by Charteries Spence & Co., was the largest mill in the area.
The date 1886 is carved on the parapet. The Historic Scotland listed building description gives detailed architectural information LinkExternal link .
Tweed production ceased around the 1930s, the mill buildings were adapted to other uses but have been decaying for many years.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Thursday, 28 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Industry 
Place (from Tags)
Listed Building (from Tags)
Category B 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 9736 7545 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:3.7729N 3:36.5168W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 9737 7545
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Former Tweed Mill  Rosefield Mills 

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