Description: Stone Bleaching Baths
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212516
OS Grid Reference: SJ9885193488
OS Grid Coordinates: 398851, 393488
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4382, -2.0187
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LONGDENDALE HODGE LANE
SJ 99 SE
SJ 98859350 (south side)
7/58 Stone bleaching
Stone baths used for bleaching and dyeing. Late C18.
Stone. 3 groups of baths, terraced into the hillside and
being arranged in rows on either side of a deep central
tunnel which is covered by stone slabs in places and earth
in others. 3 groups: one of 30 baths; one of 6 or more and
one of 14 or more (some having been covered by earth). Each
bath is at least 2 m. in depth and the slab walls are
tenoned together and held by iron stays.
Listing NGR: SJ9885193488
Source: English Heritage
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