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Ardsley Mill and attached engine house and chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardsley and Robin Hood, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7271 / 53°43'37"N

Longitude: -1.5504 / 1°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 429764

OS Northings: 425729

OS Grid: SE297257

Mapcode National: GBR KTMB.4N

Mapcode Global: WHC9S.5L02

Plus Code: 9C5WPCGX+RV

Entry Name: Ardsley Mill and attached engine house and chimney

Listing Date: 5 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472923

Location: Ardsley and Robin Hood, Leeds, WF3

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Ardsley and Robin Hood

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: East Ardsley St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 22 NE
BRADFORD ROAD (Northeast side)
Ardsley Mill and attached Engine House and Chimney


Steam powered worsted spinning mill and attached engine house and chimney. 1912-13, with minor late C20 alterations. Built for Thomas Ambler & Sons by the Yorkshire Hennebique Construction Co Ltd. Reinforced concrete with brick infill and a flat cement and bitumen roof. 2 storey over basement. 3 bays x 17 bays with a 4 storey tower at the centre of the north-west side. Each bay has 3 windows with brick dividing piers. Curved and wavy concrete parapet. Main street front to south-west has nine 3-1ight casement windows. Upper two floors also have nine 9-li.gbt windows the lower brick panels have attached lettering reading:- THOMAS AMBLER INTERNATIONAL FINE WORSTED SPINNERS. South-east front has taking-in doors to left on al13 floors. Attached to centre 2 storey engine house, boiler house and economizer clad in brick with similar curved parapets, truncated circular brick stack attached. North-west facade 17 bays with central 2 bays masked by 4 storey tower housing rope race. INTER! O R has open floor areas with brick walls defining central rope race. Two rows of concrete piers supporting cross beams and concrete floors. This fine example of a textile mill constructed by the very latest reinforced concrete system, is the best preserved and earliest example of its type to survive in Yorkshire.

Listing NGR: SE2977725736

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

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