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Crank Mills

A Grade II Listed Building in Morley, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7493 / 53°44'57"N

Longitude: -1.5943 / 1°35'39"W

OS Eastings: 426851

OS Northings: 428184

OS Grid: SE268281

Mapcode National: GBR KT92.MP

Mapcode Global: WHC9R.H110

Entry Name: Crank Mills

Listing Date: 10 January 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135114

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341834

Location: Morley, Leeds, LS27

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Morley

Built-Up Area: Morley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Morley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE2628 MORLEY (north side)

2/43 Crank Mills

- II

Mill. c1792. 2 builds. For the Earl of Dartmouth. Thin coursed hammer-
dressed stone, stone slate roof. 3 storeys. 7-bay original building with
taller 3 bays added to left. All windows have plain-stone surrounds with
deep lintels and slightly projecting sills. 4th bay has taking-in door to
1st-floor. 8th and 9th bays have taller windows to 1st floor the lintels
being raised. All have small-pane glazing. Attached to right former engine
house with lean-to roof This has tall full height window with semicircular
arch, impost and keystone. Rear has taking-indoors to 2nd bay and similar
windows to front. Left-hand return has 4 bays of similar windows with taking-in
door to 1st floor of 2nd bay and smaller window set in gable.

Plaque attached to front records that this was the first steam-driven Woollen
mill in West Yorkshire.

Listing NGR: SE2685128184

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

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