Monument record MYO4862 - Heslington Bleach Works

Summary

The bleach works were established circa 1804 and closed in the early 1850s. The site was sold in 1857 and put to agricultural use and the site is now part of the University pf York.

Location

Grid reference SE 6209 5055 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Heslington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (7)

Full Description

The bleach works were established circa 1804 and were leased by three York linen drapersfrom circa 1816. The mill and bleachworks were run jointly until the closure of the buisness in the early 1850s, at this time the site consisted of a bleach house, wash house, sheds two houses and four closes of grassland. The site was sold in 1857 and put to agricultural use, the buildings have since been demolished and the site is now part of York University.

Sources
1 Yorkshire textile mills: the buildings of the Yorkshire textile industry 1770-1930 2 copies. 1992 Colum Giles and Ian H Goodall for the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England and West Yorkshire Archaeology Service 207-8, 223

Related Events
925736 Architectural Survey RCHME: Yorkshire Textile Mills

BF063868 HESLINGTON BLEACH WORKS, HESLINGTON File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

Location of the Bleach works is shown on first edition Ordnance Survey


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Mar 20 2020 11:22AM

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