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Report - Newsome Mills, Huddersfield - September 2012


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Visited with Fudge and LeedsExplorer

History stolen from JW's report:
The mill was founded by John Taylor in 1827 and was a working woolen textile mill right up until 1983.
This building was constructed in the 1880s, and replaced an earlier mill building that was lost to fire in 1872.
The mill is most familiarly associated with the firm of Taylor & Littlewood, formed in 1873 when Ephraim Beaumont Taylor went into partnership with Joshua Littlewood. Under their management, Newsome Mills developed into a “Splendid block of buildings, mills and weaving sheds of great extent and admirable arrangement.â€￾* All cloth manufacturing processes were carried out on the site – starting with raw wool and ending with the production of fine worsteds. There were 200 looms and 600 employees making trousers, coats and woolen goods.​
Don't think there has been enough reports form here yet :p:
A good little mooch as part of our epic weekend of Yorkshire derp, always enjoy looking around mills and this was no exception.
Whilst it's pretty far gone and there's not a huge amount to see, it's still nice. The ropey spiral staircase and clock tower was the highlight for me.
Unfortunately I forgot to get any external shots, which is a shame as it's a really impressive building.









Thanks for looking :thumb

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