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Ponden Cotton Mill and Attached Chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Keighley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8313 / 53°49'52"N

Longitude: -2.0034 / 2°0'12"W

OS Eastings: 399870

OS Northings: 437223

OS Grid: SD998372

Mapcode National: GBR GSG4.1B

Mapcode Global: WHB7V.6Y7R

Plus Code: 9C5VRXJW+GJ

Entry Name: Ponden Cotton Mill and Attached Chimney

Listing Date: 21 October 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338129

ID on this website: 101199404

Location: Scar Top, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD22

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Keighley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Oakworth Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SD 9837 and SD 9937 (north side)
19/236 Scar Top

21.10.75 Ponden Cotton Mill and
attached chimney


Cotton mill, now with shop and cafe, attached chimney. 1791, chimney c1825.
Coursed millstone grit, stone slate roof. 3 storeys, 9 windows. C20 casements;
with stone lintels and projecting cills. Door to right in plain stone surround.
To rear, round stone chimney approx 40 feet high. C19 additions to left and
right, those to right lower and partly masking taking-in door in right gable of
main block. The chimney was added when the mill was converted from water to steam
power. One of the earliest cotton mills in Yorkshire and now probably the best
remaining early example.

Listing NGR: SD9987037223

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