SE1215 : Britannia Mills (formerly Firths mill)

taken 28 years ago, near to Huddersfield, Kirklees, Great Britain

Britannia Mills (formerly Firths mill)
Britannia Mills (formerly Firths mill)
The foreground mill was built c1830-40 and is a four storey mill plus attic with wooden floors. Originally owned by John Firth and Sons and known as Firths Mill. In 1861 they built the large fireproof mill beyond as a room and power mill and the complex became Britannia mills. More information in Giles & Goodall - Yorkshire Textile Mills 1770-1930.
Humphrey Bolton has views from the Manchester Road.
Note the cascaded lock in the background. This was before the canal was restored for navigation.
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SE1215, 175 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 March, 1989   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 December, 2007
Category
Mill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 126 159 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.4111N 1:48.6358W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 127 159
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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