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Wash Pit Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Holme Valley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5565 / 53°33'23"N

Longitude: -1.7866 / 1°47'11"W

OS Eastings: 414233

OS Northings: 406670

OS Grid: SE142066

Mapcode National: GBR HWZ9.0T

Mapcode Global: WHCBF.JVGX

Entry Name: Wash Pit Mill

Listing Date: 4 November 1991

Last Amended: 22 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134754

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340676

Location: Holme Valley, Kirklees, HD9

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Holme Valley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Holmfirth Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 10 NW

Wash Pit Mill

(Formerly listed as Wash Pit Mill, CHOPPARDS LANE, Wooldale)



Textile Mill c1840. Hammer dressed stone, stone slate roof. 4 1/2
storeys. 5-bay gable fronted, 7 bay returns. All windows have
thin ashlar flush sills and lintels, 6 paned timber glazing, top
casement. Coped gable with kneelers, west gable has chimney.
Arched window in gable apex. Outer bay windows of attic storey
have window lintels aligned to the roof pitch, an unusual
feature. Taking-in door in 5 bay to first 3 floors only. Custom
glazed rooflights set close to ridge, 3 each side.
Interior: timber floored with joists and spine beams supported
by cast iron columns with ring caps. Stone cantilevered semi-
spiral stair rises to attic on north side, lit by small lunette
at attic level. 7 bay softwood fish-bone king-post roof with tie-
beam at collar level. Principal rafters support 5 purlins each
side and are morticed into main spine beam which acts as lower
tie-beam and supports attic floor. Built off the floor at eaves
edge are unusual tumbled wedges which support vertical post to
principal with notched joint. The wedges are bolted through to
the spine-beam/tie-beam.

Listing NGR: SE1423306670

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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