SD9523 : Lumbutts Mill

taken 11 years ago, near to Mankinholes, Calderdale, Great Britain

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Lumbutts Mill
Lumbutts Mill
The watermill at Lumbutts was converted from corn to cotton in 1783 and greatly extended in the 1830s to take on weaving as well as spinning. The tower designed by William Fairbairn housed first two then three overshot waterwheels one above the other to provide enough power for all the mill's machinery, with the water falling 90 feet and generating approximately 54 horsepower. The tower and chimney are now all that remains of the mill which closed in 1926.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Sunday, 11 March, 2007
Watermill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 956 234 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:42.4528N 2:4.0335W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 957 235
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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