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Kebroyd Lower MillRef 15-890
One of the Kebroyd Mills at Triangle. This was originally a corn mill. It was converted for cotton-spinning in 1790.

In 1803, it was a 5-storey mill measuring 60 ft by 36 ft.


Owners and tenants of the mill have included

 

Kebroyd Middle MillRef 15-889
One of the Kebroyd Mills at Triangle. This was built for Thomas and John Hadwen shortly before 1803. It was a 5-storey mill measuring 75 ft by 31 ft. A warehouse was added in 1804.


Owners and tenants of the mill have included

 

It was later used for silk-spinning

Kebroyd Mills, TriangleRef 15-K35
There were 2 fulling mills and a corn mill here. The mills were fed by Lumb Clough.

Several mills were recorded on the site: Kebroyd Upper Mill, Kebroyd Middle Mill, Kebroyd Lower Mill, and Dene Mill.

See Ann Crabtree's School and Samuel Hill

Kebroyd Upper MillRef 15-389
One of the Kebroyd Mills at Triangle. The original fulling mill was used for cotton spinning from the late 18th century.


Owners and tenants of the mill have included

 

Keighley Mill, HalifaxRef 15-K112
Pellon Lane. On 29th January 1915, there was a serious fire when the mills were owned by Smith Bulmer & Company

Kensington Works, SiddalRef 15-574
Siddal Lane.

Aka Kensington Wool Preparing Works [21st April 1871.]


Owners and tenants of the works have included

 

Recorded as disused in 1907

Kershaw Mill, HeptonstallRef 15-870
Built by James Kershaw around 1834. It was destroyed by fire in 1843

Kershaw Mills, HalifaxRef 15-188


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Key Syke Iron Works, TodmordenRef 15-757


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Kidnapper Coal Mine, TodmordenRef 15-K73

Kiln End Mills, EllandRef 15-490
Millgate. Aka Old Kiln End Mills.

This was originally the malt-kiln. Around 1794, it was converted to the first steam-powered mill in Elland.

In the early 19th century, this, Grove Mills and Marshall Hall Mills were the only woollen mills in Elland.


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King Cross Mills, HalifaxRef 15-168


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King's Mills, EllandRef 15-926
They were flooded when the Calder rose on 18th October 1827

Kings Mill, SoylandRef 15-214
A later name for Upper Swift Place Mill, Soyland

Kingston Biscuit Factory, HalifaxRef 15-570
Hopwood Lane, Occupied by Whittaker's Biscuits.

It became Kingston Toffee Mills, Halifax.

See Ebenezer Biscuit Works, Halifax

Kingston Brass Works, HalifaxRef 15-1011
Hopwood Lane.


Owners and tenants of the works have included

 

Kingston Confectionery Works, HalifaxRef 15-571
Between Queens Road and Hammond Street, at the junction with Mackintosh Street.

Built by Mackintosh's in 1899.

It was damaged by fire in 1909. Using the insurance money, production moved to Albion Mills.

The Queens Road site closed in 1986.

In 1999, it was converted into a business complex

Kingston Lathe Works, HalifaxRef 15-913
Hopwood Lane.


Owners and tenants of the works have included

 

Kingston Toffee Mills, HalifaxRef 15-K104
Hopwood Lane. It was Kingston Biscuit Factory before becoming the confectionery-making factory of Riley's Toffees. The mill was famous for its 120 ft high chimney with the company's name picked out in glazed white bricks, each letter being almost 7 ft tall.

The mill was damaged by fire on 2nd January 1918

Kingwood Mills, Sowerby BridgeRef 15-823
Asquith Bottom.


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Kirbroyd Quarry, HipperholmeRef 15-790


Owners and tenants of the quarry have included

 

Kirk Lane Quarry, HipperholmeRef 15-750


Owners and tenants of the quarry have included

 

Kirklees Iron Works, BrighouseRef 15-199
Mill Lane, Brighouse.


Owners and tenants of the works have included

 

Kirklees Mill, BrighouseRef 15-K101

Kitchen's Pottery, EllandRef 15-K42
In 1868, Titus Kitchen set up a pottery in Elland. This operated from 1868 to 1920

Kitson's Fire Clay Works, EllandRef 15-556
Between Lindley and Elland. Owned by Kitson & Son.

There was a fatal explosion here on 20th June 1868

See Woodman Works, Elland

Kitson's Pottery, SiddalRef 15-K116

Kitson Wood Mill, StansfieldRef 15-847
Aka Naylor's Mill

Knowl Mill, TodmordenRef 15-219
Built in 1790 by ? Crossley

Knowlwood Bottom Mill, WalsdenRef 15-308
Founded by Abraham Crossley in 1786.

This was the first mill be built in the Todmorden valley.


Owners and tenants of the mill have included

 

Knowlwood Delph Quarries, WalsdenRef 15-1187
Sandstone quarries. The stone from here was used in the construction of Todmorden Town Hall.

See Rock Terrace Grindstone, Todmorden

Krumlin Mills, BarkislandRef 15-K111


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