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Celuan Mill, Talybont

Celuan Mill

Out of the 5 mills situated in Talybont the mill was the only one built on the banks of the River Celuan. It is sometimes refereed to as Heron Mill.  Built in 1847 by the Morris family it prominently produced flannel and cloth. Although originally powered by a small waterwheel …

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Leri Tweed Mill, Talybont

Leri Tweed Mills

Leri / Lerry Mills, situated at the confluence of the Ceulan and Leri rivers produced Tweed for suit making using both water wheels from the river and workers to power the looms and spinning machinery. Little history can be found about the mills but they were built on the site …

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Tone Mill, Wellington

First Visited this back in January 2010, one of the best industrial sites I’ve ever visited. Returned again in 2011 to see more of site. Tone Mill in Wellington is the last woollen mill in the West Country, with a priceless collection of original machinery still in place in the …

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D & H Mallalieu Ltd – Bailey Mill, Delph

It’s difficult to find anything out about this mill. Due to the vast amount of cotton mills around the area of Oldham I guess they are all too common to each other. Bailey mill in Delph was built in 3 stages, starting in 1863 with later additions in 1865 and …

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Stanley Mill, Kings Stanley

Stanley Mill is grade 1 listed woolen mill located just oustide of the village of Stonehouse.  Work started on building the mill in 1812 and completed in 1813. It remained in use until 1989 when the majority of the mill was closed down.  Given its listed status English Heritage have …

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Dalton Mills, Keighley

The site of Dalton Mills dates as far back as the mid 18th century. The current buildings were built in the late 19th century. Dalton Mills, named after a former manager of the mill, is located on the easterly side of Keighley. Evidence suggests it was still in partial use …

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St Regis Paper Mill, Sudbrook

St Regis Paper mill in Subrook, Caldicot was built in the 1960’s and specalised in producing paper and packaging for the fruit and veg industry. The site is very close to the second severn bridge and can be seen as you cross on the eastbound carriage way. The site closed …

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Robert Fletcher & Sons Ltd, Greenfield

A return to one of my favourate sites of last year (last years visit). The almost post-apocalyptic mill still sits defunct as the day the employees walked out never to return. In the last 12 months the buiding has started to decay and water ingress is apparent in many places …

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Midland Mills, Bradford

This part demolished grade II listed mill in the heart of Bradford was orginally built in 1871 and was home to British Mohair Suppliers (Mohair is a type of wool made from the hair of a goat) – it closed around 2001 and has since been part demolished to make …

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The Conditioning House, Bradford

Built in 1902 as a result of a special act of parliment as a scientific testing facility for the wool industry. Nearly 70% of all wool produced in the UK would have been brought here for testing prior to use.

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