Rolfe's Mill, Wesley Street, converted to cottages many years ago. (1)
Rolfe's Mill was one of a number of cotton mills built at Glossop at the end of the 18th century. It was completed in 1785 and, unlike the other mills, appears never to have been water-powered. It only employed ten people and was only ever marginally profitable. It closed in 1806 and the building was converted to cottages which still stand in Wesley Street. (2)
Bibliographic reference: Hanmer, J & Winterbottom, D. 1991. The Book of Glossop.
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SK 042 949 (point) (Centre)
GLOSSOP, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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