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High Mill (Addingham)

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on the River Wharfe at Addingham (near Ilkley), Yorkshire

Water powered cotton spinning mill built in the 1780s, incorporating part of earlier corn mill. Converted to worsted spinning by 1822, and to silk spinning in 1869.[1]

1985 photo here.

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Yorkshire Textile Mills 1770-1930 by Colum Giles & Ian H Goodall, HMSO 1995