Bent Ley Mill, Meltham

Bent Ley Mill is a former silk-throwing mill situated at the junction of Huddersfield Road and Bent Ley Road, at Meltham Mills near Meltham.


It was built around 1840 to produce yarn from raw silk. Its warehouse as built with a fireproof ground floor.[1] A dyehouse was added to the mill complex in 1890.

A small number of houses were built for mill workers on the Huddersfield Road side of the mill.[2]


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Notes and References

  1. Yorkshire Textile Mills: 1770-1930 (1992) by Colum Giles & Ian H. Goodall, page 54.
  2. These houses can be viewed on Google Street View.