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Latitude: 51.7894 / 51°47'21"N
Longitude: -1.4823 / 1°28'56"W
OS Eastings: 435803
OS Northings: 210213
OS Grid: SP358102
Mapcode National: GBR 6VL.Q24
Mapcode Global: VHC02.8962
Entry Name: Bridge Street Mill
Listing Date: 6 February 1970
Last Amended: 3 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1211895
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252575
Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Witney
Built-Up Area: Witney
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Witney
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
WITNEY BRIDGE STREET
SP3510SE (East side)
9/6 Nos.4, 6 and 8 (Bridge Street
(Formerly listed as No.4.
Spinning and weaving mills, now industrial units. Mid C19; mainly c.1900.
Squared and coursed limestone; gabled Welsh slate roof; tall stone stack to rear
of centre range. 2 storeys and attic: 7-window range. 3 shaped gables with ball
finials to apexes and stepped and scrolled sides. Keyed flat stone arches over
C20 windows with ashlar jambs. To left is plain gabled bay with
engineering-brick coping, and ashlar bay with semi-circular shaped gable and
moulded cornice over 3-light mullioned window with sashes. To rear right is long
mid C19 range of coursed limestone rubble with gabled stone slate roof; other
rear ranges are c.1900. Bridge Street Mill was founded in the 1860s by William
Smith of Witney: the chimneystack served the steam-powered looms: blankets made
here were taken to the Smith's Mill at Crawley to be fulled.
(S.C. Jenkins, "The Industrial Archaeology of Witney: A Brief Survey", Witney
Record No. 3 (1978), p.19).
Listing NGR: SP3580310213
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