GIBSON MILL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1226169

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1984

Statutory Address: GIBSON MILL, HARDCASTLE CRAGS

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Location

Statutory Address: GIBSON MILL, HARDCASTLE CRAGS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Heptonstall

National Grid Reference: SD 97310 29864

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Details

SD 92NE HEPTONSTALL C.P. HARDCASTLE CRAGS, Heptonstall

7/75 Gibson Mill -

G.V. II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 423306

Legacy System: LBS

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