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Castle Mill Weaving Shed

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0061 / 54°0'22"N

Longitude: -1.471 / 1°28'15"W

OS Eastings: 434769

OS Northings: 456807

OS Grid: SE347568

Mapcode National: GBR LQ53.BN

Mapcode Global: WHD9L.CKRP

Entry Name: Castle Mill Weaving Shed

Listing Date: 25 March 1983

Last Amended: 12 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149865

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330880

Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Knaresborough

Built-Up Area: Knaresborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Knaresborough

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(south side)

8/210 Castle Mill: weaving shed
(formerly listed as Block E
under Castle Mills
25.3.83 (consisting of blocks A to E))


Mill building. Early-mid C19. Coursed squared gritstone, Westmorland slate
roof. 2 storeys, 3 x 11 bays. North facade: C20 panelled door to bay 3.
Large windows with 63 and 49 panes to ground and first floors, containing
side-sliding sashes, Hipped roof. Left return: small-pane windows to
ground floor; 1st floor, left: iron loading doors with projecting pulley
rail over. 2 small-pane windows to right. Interior: stone floor to ground
floor; original timberwork throughout, with iron supports. The Castle Mill
was converted from cotton to flax spinning in 1811. In 1832-3 it was owned
by John Vipont and Company and was run by a 25 h.p. water driven mill. In
1835 Samuel Wilkinson had considerably extended his machinery and by 1836
there were 200 workers employed. In 1847 John Walton leased the mill and
installed a steam engine and power looms. He employed 423 workers in 1851.
B Jennings, Harrogate and Knaresborough. 1970.

Listing NGR: SE3476956807

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