SE0620 : Bowers Mills, Barkisland

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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Thursday, 11 November, 2004   (more nearby)
Saturday, 15 October, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 069 201 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.6393N 1:53.8213W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 069 203
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