Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1226503

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1991



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District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 14746 16080


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FIRTH STREET 1. 5113 (North side) Firth Street Mills SE 1416 SE 919 - /4/10001 II GV

2. Spinning mill with attached engine house, coal store, boiler house and chimney, plus added weaving sheds. Built 1865-6 for Benjamin Lockwood with additions 1886 for Rueben Hurst. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Mill building has double ridge hipped roofs with dentilated eaves. 6 storey. 4 windows wide and 21 windows in length, all with flush ashlar cills and lintels, plus C20 large pane casements. The south front has a stair tower with a single window and a single taking-in door to each floor, plus taking-in doors to each floor of the eastern most bay. Engine house, to east, has a hipped roof and dentilated eaves. The north front has a pair of tall round headed windows with moulded ashlar surrounds and keystones. Coal store, to east, has a single blocked doorway with flush ashlar shouldered lintel, to the canalside. Boiler house, to south, with ashlar coped gable. 3 storey. South front has blocked cart entrance, with 2 blocked windows above, and 2 farther windows above again. Weaving sheds, to south west of the mill, single storey with 7 coped gables along the south wall, and a cart entry with plank doors below the sixth gable. Office block to east converted c1960 from the former time office and cottage. Beyond to the east the main gates, with a pair of rusticated square gate piers with pyramidal caps, and iron gates. Chimney stack, to east, very tall hexagonal, tapering stone stack, with decorated upper stage, and moulded cornice at top.

Listing NGR: SE1474616080


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