A view from Townley Street looking into the mill yard at Bollin Mills

Date:
Sep 1966
Location:
Bollin Mills, George Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire East
Reference:
BB66/04275
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

Description

Josiah Smale had this mill built for his silk manufacturing business in the late 19th century. By this time most silk workers no longer worked in domestic loomshops, although some continued weaving at home until the 1930s). The mill shown here was demolished to make way for Royal Court.

Content

This is part of the Collection: NMR07 NMR Accessioned Negatives - Catalogued

Rights

© Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive

Keywords

Victorian Silk Mill

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