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Description: Power Loom Shed at Stanley Mills to North West of Main Building
Date Listed: 24 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 131898
OS Grid Reference: SO8115304273
OS Grid Coordinates: 381153, 204273
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7368, -2.2743
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SO 8104 KING'S STANLEY RYEFORD
10/24 Power loom shed at Stanley Mills
to north west of main building
Former power loom shed. 1854, for S.S. Marling. Ashlar limestone
piers, brick infill. Flat roof not visible for inspection. South
part in coursed rubble with blue brick arches. Four-storey,
adjoining west end of main building (q.v.). Side: 10 bays divided
by stone piers. Windows of weaver's type (tall vertical panes),
square-headed to top and bottom floors, segmental-arched to middle
2 floors. Three-window fenestraton to east side of stone-built
range with blue brick segmental-arched heads and small-paned
casements. Main part stands on bridge of 4 keyed stone arches
spanning River Frome. North end formerly with parapet gable,
dismantled in C20 alteration to flat roof. Interior not inspected.
Built to provide accommodation for first power weaving looms at
(Illustrated in K.G. Ponting, The Woollen Industry of South West
England, 1971; and J. Tann, Gloucestershire Woollen Mills 1967)
Listing NGR: SO8115304273
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Source: English Heritage
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