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Yew House Quarry, Southowram
Opposite Withinfields School, Law Lane. Recorded in 1893.

Created when the Farrars wanted the stone from the land on which Yew Tree House, Southowram stood and had the house rebuilt further south along Law Lane.

The quarries closed in the 1940s, and were filled with ash & confectionery rejects from Mackintosh's

Yew Tree Quarries, Lightcliffe
St Giles's Road.


Owners and tenants of the quarries have included

 

York Field Mill, Stansfield
Aka Oak Hill Clough Mill. Built around 1790.


Owners and tenants of the mill have included

 

In 1811, the mill operated 1296 spindles


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