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Latitude: 53.7651 / 53°45'54"N
Longitude: -2.0423 / 2°2'32"W
OS Eastings: 397310
OS Northings: 429864
OS Grid: SD973298
Mapcode National: GBR GS5X.N1
Mapcode Global: WHB86.LMPF
Entry Name: Gibson Mill
Listing Date: 12 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1226169
English Heritage Legacy ID: 423306
Location: Heptonstall, Calderdale, HX7
Civil Parish: Heptonstall
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Heptonstall St Thomas a Becket and St Thomas the Apostle
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SD 92NE HEPTONSTALL C.P. HARDCASTLE CRAGS,
7/75 Gibson Mill
Mill, formerly used for cotton spinning. Early to mid C19. Well coursed
hammer-dressed stone, finer dressed quoins, stone slate roof. 3½ storeys. 2
bands. South east elevation fronts yard. Originally of 6 bays with 2 more
added bays to north probably when steam engine was installed. All windows have
plain stone surrounds with projecting sills linked to each other by common
tiestone interrupting the jambs. Segmental arched cart entry set within 7th
bay. Quoins between 6th and 7th bay. Left hand return wall has 3 bays of
windows to 2nd floor and 3 closer-set windows to attic. Gable stack. Rear has
6 bays of windows. Those to ground floor partly obscured by banking for
adjacent mill dam. Rising out of north east corner is tall dressed stack,
rectangular on plan, which tapers. Right hand return wall has 3 bays of windows
with taking-in door to 2nd floor on central bay.
Interior: Finely dressed water channel to basement houses water turbine c.1912.
Floors have large spine beams supported by slender cast-iron columns. A fine
example of a small early C19 water driven textile mill retaining its
fenestration, though all the windows lack glazing and are blocked by hardboard.
Owned by the National Trust.
Listing NGR: SD9731029864
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