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Wood Top Mill, Burnley

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  • 1890 'The New Shed at Wood Top.—The new shed at Wood Top, belonging to the Wood Top Room and Power Company, is about to be started. The building will accommodate 1,400 looms, and 1,000 of them will be run by Mr. Crabtree, while Messrs. Lord Brothers will run the remainder. The engine has been supplied by Messrs. Buckley and Taylor, of Oldham, while the Oldham Boiler Company have furnished the boilers.'[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. Burnley Express, 11th June 1890