Folly Hall: Principal mill building at Folly Hall


Deposited Plan Number:no data
Date:1844 (replacing the earlyer mill building of 1825)
Plans Register:no data
Street:Folly Hall
Property Name / Number:Folly Hall Mill
Area:Folly Hall
Grid Reference:SE1418015990
Building Project:Principal mill building at Folly Hall
Applicant:Established by Joseph Kaye
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:no data
Architect Address:no data
Status of Project:no data
Contractor:Joseph Kaye
Contractor Address:Buxtone Road, Huddersfield
Work Commenced:no data
Work Completed:no data
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:Existing, Grade II* Listed (29 September 1978)
English Heritage Listing:1134242 — listed on 29 September 1978 (old ID: 339893)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:3997

Additional Information

Early C19. Ashlar fronted. Pitched slate roof. 5 storeys and attics. Moulded eaves cornice. Parapet. 17 ranges of industrial windows with glazing bars.

2 end ranges have round-arched windows and are crowned by boldly moulded pediments.

Central 3 ranges are also crowned by a pediment, in the tympanum of which is a 5-light Venetian window with glazing bars, the outer 2 lights lower than the others. Side elevations have 5 window ranges.

(Extract from English Heritage listed buildings service, record number 339893)

The first mill building at folly hall was built in 1825 by local Builder Joseph Kaye but was demolished after it was damaged by a fire and was replaced in 1844 by a new larger mill building which currently occupies the site.


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What's Nearby?

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RecordDistance (feet & meters)
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Chapel Hill / Folly Hall: Three Shops and House (1870) - plan# 92199ft61m