Black Sike Mill, Upperthong

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  • also known as: Blacksike and Black Syke
  • location: off Black Sike Lane, Upperthong
  • status: no longer exists
  • category: mill

Likely disused by the 1890s. The reservoir behind the mill breached on 21 September 1821[1] causing flooding and damage in Holmfirth, but fortunately no lives were lost.

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Notes and References

  1. In some books, such as Hobkirk's Huddersfield: Its History and Natural History (1859), this particular flood is incorrectly dated September 1820.