BOILER HOUSE AND ENGINE HOUSE AND ROPE RACE AND WATER TOWER AND POWERHOUSE AT WESTWOOD MILLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1271263
Date first listed:
20-Jun-2000
Statutory Address:
BOILER HOUSE AND ENGINE HOUSE AND ROPE RACE AND WATER TOWER AND POWERHOUSE AT WESTWOOD MILLS, LOWESTWOOD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOILER HOUSE AND ENGINE HOUSE AND ROPE RACE AND WATER TOWER AND POWERHOUSE AT WESTWOOD MILLS, LOWESTWOOD LANE

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

District:
Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE0950014567

Details

SE 01 SE 391/5/10017 20-JUN-00

COLNE VALLEY LOWESTWOOD LANE Linthwaite Boiler House, Engine House, Rope Race, Water Tower and Powerhouse at Westwood Mills

GV II*

Boiler and engine houses, rope race with water tower and powerhouse. 1826, mid and late C19. Built for the Shaw and Cotton families. Coursed and squared local gritstone, stone slate roofs largely removed. Powerhouse 3 storey, 4 x 3 bay block attached to south end of West Block (qv), with north doors giving access into the old mill yard, large windows with segmental heads and 3 x 3 pane frames. Stone gutter brackets and kneelers, roof of 3 parallel ridges; attached 2 storey building on west side with lean-to roof and west wall angled to allow access between it and the mill dam (qv). INTERIOR has cast iron columns supporting brick arches on ground floor. Water tower and rope race block extend the length of the south side of the powerhouse. Engine and boiler houses attached to south-west corner of the water tower. The gables of the engine house have tall windows, round arched on the east end, with inserted doorway and external steps. Boiler house has wide ground floor entrance door and 3-light Venetian window in west end.

Listing NGR: SE0950014567

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
487127
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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