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The Holme, Cliviger - FJW00312
The Hall flanked with its two gables, overhanging eaves, and quaint mullioned windows, at once arrests the wayfarer, charming the eye, and carrying the thoughtful mind back to bygone times.

Like many old Halls in the district, it was originally a…

Queen Street Mill near Burnley - FJW00298
Steam is raised by two Lancashire boilers built by Tinker, Shenton & Co, Hyde. The first was installed in 1894, and the second in 1901, when a 120-tube Greens Economiser was fitted.[7] Feed water is now supplied by a Weir pump fitted in 1956. Both…

Queen Street Mill near Burnley - FJW00295
This is the last surviving 19th century steam powered weaving mill.

By early 1982 the mill was only operating 440 looms and was no longer financially viable. It finally closed on 12 March 1982, and the mill was mothballed. The mill was rescued by…

Weaving Shed, Queen Street Mill near Burnley - FJW00292
This is the last surviving 19th century steam powered weaving mill.

By early 1982 the mill was only operating 440 looms and was no longer financially viable. It finally closed on 12 March 1982, and the mill was mothballed. The mill was rescued by…