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Usually a complex of buildings for the processing of raw materials. Use specific type where known.

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Term Note
ENGINE HOUSE A building housing an engine. Use specific term where known.
FACTORY A building or complex, housing machinery for manufacturing purposes. Use specific term where known.
INDUSTRIAL ESTATE An area of land divided into plots for use by manufacturing or commercial concerns, which may share some common services.
INDUSTRIAL SITE An area or defined space believed to have been used for trades and/or manufacturing activity. Only use when evidence for more specific site type is lacking.
LIGHT ENGINEERING WORKS A group of buildings where consumer goods, such as small machines and electrical components, are manufactured.
MILL A factory used for processing raw materials. Use more specific term where known.
WORKSHOP A building or room used for small-scale manufacture. Use more specific term where possible.

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