The Mills 1920s
Once the largest Spinning units in the world
The top left hand two mills off Bentick St still survive, the centre section is now Morrisons supermarket, some small outer section buildings near Musgrave St also survived.
Updated December 23, 2016 3:54 PM
1864 Mill No1 built.
1865 Mill No5 built.
1866 Mill No8 (Shipton Mill) built.
1867 Mill No2 built.
1870 Mill No3 built.
1880 Mill No4 (Marsh Fold) built.
1884 John Musgrave and Sons (Mills 1-5.
1887 Mills No6 and No7 Built.
1900 Musgrave Spinning Co Ltd (Mills1-7).
1925 Mill No8 Occupied by Wolfenden and Son Ltd.
1930 Mill No8 Engineering Works.
1950 Jan 31st
1960 Mill No8 Closes.
1963 Mill No5 Closes.
1964 Mill No6 Closes.
1965 Mills 1, 3 and 7 Close.