SE0620 : Bowers Mills, Barkisland

taken 13 years ago, near to Stainland, Calderdale, Great Britain

Bowers Mills, Barkisland
Bowers Mills, Barkisland
This photo, taken from Branch Road to the north, shows the mills in their rural context. They originated as a water-powered fulling mill in the early 18C. The five-storey steam-powered spinning mill was built c.1864 and the weaving shed c.1882. This is unusual in that the roofs are symmetrical rather than the usual saw-tooth shape. The towers contained privies. The houses nearby were built for the mill-workers.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 November, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 October, 2005
Category
Mill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 069 201 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.6393N 1:53.8213W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 069 203
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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