Industry & Commerce

Title

Industry & Commerce

Description

Mills (Flour, Silk, Wool, Timber), Builders, Forges and more ...

Source

Oakridge History Society

Items in the Industry & Commerce Collection

Oakridge Silk Mill, Ashmeads Mill and Henwood Mill
The following on Oakridge Silk Mill has been transcribed from a newspaper article of c. 1957 of unknown source. We are greatly indebted to Miss L. F. Peacey, of Oakridge Lynch, for this picture of the Oakridge Silk Mill, which was demolished about 60…

The Old Smithy (Forge), Tunley
Linda Hall, Author of ''Period House Fixtures and Fittings 1300 - 1900' has viewed The Old Smithy and set out her observations :This house is set on sloping ground, parallel to the road and facing west. It gets its name from the fact that Alfred…

The Old Mill & House
Identified in Lloyd George Survey 1910 as House buildings and land 388 Description: Stone and tile house: attic,6 bedrooms, hall, dining room,sitting room, study, kitchen, scullery, pantry, stone and slate stable and coach house, loft over, stone and…

Bakers Mill - Until the middle of the C19 known as Twissels Mill (Grade 2 Listed)
Overview :Until the middle of the nineteenth century this was known as Twissell's Mill after the family who had owned it since at least 1581. Mainly worked as a corn mill, it was equipped as a cloth mill in 1821. This building gives an idea of how…

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