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  1. Dmc68

    Great Britain Percy's Mill, April 19

    A few of the many photos I took ? Full video here:  
  2. Albino-jay

    Great Britain Eckersley Mill, Wigan, Mar 19

    Swan Meadow Mill was built by James Eckersley in 1827 and became Old Mill when a new, larger mill was built in 1838. It was demolished in 1960 followed in 1963 by the larger mill. James Eckersley and Sons had three four-storey mills by 1880.Musgraves of Bolton supplied a tandem compound steam...
  3. Albino-jay

    Great Britain Meadow Mill, Stockport, Aug18/Apr19

    Built circa 1880 for T & J Leigh Cotton & Wool spinning, it had 120,000 spindles in 1914. Twin six storey brick built with an ornamental engine house between. Fireproof construction and cast iron pillars between windows on the top floor. It was Grade II listed in 1975.    The building...
  4. Albino-jay

    Great Britain Warwick Mill, Middleton, Jan19

    Not done a report for a while and I have quite a backlog. I always think it's good to see places whether they've been done or not just to see how they're getting on. So I'll start working my way through them as and when I can be arsed.    First up.    Warwick Mill, Middleton, Jan 19   ...
  5. AndyK!

    Great Britain Bowmans Flour / Whitley Bridge Mill, Eggborough - February 2019

    Whitley Bridge Mill was originally built in 1870s by John and Thomas Croysdale. Powered by electricity and steam, the mill utilised roller milling, a technique that had revolutionised the flour industry. For more than 100 years the mill was owned by James Bowman & Sons Ltd. Bowmans ceased...
  6. Ferox

    Great Britain Thompsons Board Mill, Cumbria - May 2018

    I first had a look at this spot in 2015. Almost three years on the place has been knocked about a bit and it seemed stripped somehow from the last visit. Did not spend that long in here. As I parked up an old lady drove passed paying more attention to the my car than I liked, so I blasted round...
  7. Tanya Rees

    Great Britain Bramford Paper Mill, Ipswich

    One of my favorite sites, I just love this building with its stunning wood structure, shame the vandals keep try to torch it!
  8. Landie_Man

    Great Britain Wall Hill Mill, Dobcross, Yorkshire - Feb 2018

    Another one of our February Nothern Road Trip with Mookster, our American friend and myself.  A bit of a strange one this.  An old mill, but vastly converted for commercial use and modernised.  Massively decayed in places. There isn't much early history on the mill building itself; but it has...
  9. Landie_Man

    Great Britain Cellars Clough Wool Mill, Marsden, Yorkshire - Feb 2018

    Visited back in Early Feb with Mookster and an American Explorer friend, who is over on an educational placement.   We had quite a Northern Road Trip planned; with around 18 sites on our list, but sadly did about 4 or 5 over two days.  Annoying but that's the nature of this beast! Cellars...
  10. little_boy_explores

    Great Britain Dobroyd mill, Huddersfield - February 2018

    Dobroyd mill     The history   Dobroyd Mills was built in 1829. A fine cloth manufacturer Dobroyd Ltd was founded at the mill in 1919. The mill closed in 1974, but was re-opened in 1976 under John Woodhead Ltd spinners. It currently houses several businesses including a classic car...
  11. little_boy_explores

    Cellars clough mill, Huddersfield - September 2017

    History  The woollen mill was owned by Samuel Firth of Gatehead in Marsden, and opened in 1888. He also owned Holme Mill. By the 1960s, it was owned and run by Fisher, Firth & Co. which became Cellars Clough Woollen Mills Ltd, managed by another Firth son, in 1981. The company has now been...
  12. Perjury Saint

    Healings Mill, Tewkesbury Nov '12.

    'Healings Flour Mill, Tewkesbury'   This splendid old girldates back to 1865 and was once considered to be the largest and most modern flour mill in the world! Grain was brought in by road, rail and river, it must have been a major hive of activity at the height of its production...
  13. H

    R.Howarth Finisher, Jubilee Mill, Shaw

    I have tried to hunt information for this mill but have at this moment drawn a blank ! sorry peeps i will have to do better :panic on with the pic's within the old boiler house