Former Number 3 Twist Mill, Hough Lane, Bolton, Greater Manchester

Former Number 3 Twist Mill, Hough Lane, Bolton, Greater Manchester
Photograph taken 16 September 2006 © Lorna Freeman. Source Historic England Archive ref: 476077

This cotton twist mill is dated 1887. It was originally part of a large cotton works/textile-working site. It was established by the Chadwicks after 1820 on a previously developed site. At its peak there were 5 mills and a bleaching and dyeing works, together with an associated planned community. The mills were devoted to smallwear weaving, sewing-cotton manufacture, twist bleaching and dyeing.

Location

Greater Manchester Bolton

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

mill industry textile cotton victorian (1837 - 1901)