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Stanley Mills View from W showing W front of Bell Mill

SC 514014

Description Stanley Mills View from W showing W front of Bell Mill

Date 1977

Collection John R Hume

Catalogue Number SC 514014

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Stanley Mills, Stanley, Perthshire This large complex was founded in 1785 to spin cotton using Sir Richard Arkwright's patented system. Arkwright was one of the partners in the company. Eventually there were three mills, with ancillary buildings, and a factory village. This view shows the oldest mill, the Bell Mill, built to Arkwright's design. In 1977 it was only used for storage. It was acquired in the mid 1990s by Historic Scotland, and has been thoroughly repaired. The mills were in 1977 the property of Sidlaw Industries, and spun cotton and wove into belting and into endless tapes used in cigarette manufacture. It closed c 1980. The other two mills have been converted to flats by the Phoenix Trust. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference H77/72/10

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/514014

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

Collection Hierarchy - Item Level

Collection Level (551 147) Papers of John R Hume, economic and industrial historian, Glasgow, Scotland

> Item Level (SC 514014) Stanley Mills View from W showing W front of Bell Mill

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