SE2422 : Doorway of Spinkwell Mill, Halifax Road, Dewsbury

taken 10 years ago, near to Dewsbury, Kirklees, Great Britain

Doorway of Spinkwell Mill, Halifax Road, Dewsbury
Doorway of Spinkwell Mill, Halifax Road, Dewsbury
The blue plaque reads ”Mark Oldroyd & Sons / Spinkwell Mill / A carding and Scribbling mill existed at Spinkwell from the early 1800s. Oldroyds became one of the World's largest cloth manufacturers with mills in Dewsbury, Leeds, Germany and Silesia. Sir mark Oldroyd (1843-1916) was Dewsbury's mayor 1887-8 and Liberal MP 1888-1901. The company closed in 1959.” The date on the keystone is 1910.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 15 March, 2007   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 15 March, 2007
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Doorway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 244 220 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.6327N 1:37.9173W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 244 220
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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