Longfield Dyeworks, Linthwaite
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- location: Manchester Road, Linthwaite
- status: no longer exists
- category: dye works
Dye works of George Cock, Limited, established by cotton dyer George Cock (c.1836-1905)
Engineer John Thomas Baxter was engaged in repairs when he fell from a plank into a yarn vat of boiling water. He later died form his injuries.
A fire broke out in the basement of the dyeworks in April 1946 destroying around 20 bales of cotton.
After lying derelict for a number of years, the site was cleared to build housing.
- 28 Days Later — Report - George Cocks/Longfield Dyeworks - Linthwaite - Jan 2011
- 28 Days Later — Report - Longfield Dyeworks, Linthwaite - February 2012
- Derelict Places — Longfield Dye Works. Linthwaite. Huddersfield
Notes and References
- ↑ Resided at Longfield Place, Linthwaite. Died 17 September 1905, leaving an estate valued at £888 18s.
- ↑ "Huddersfield" in Leeds Mercury (18/Jun/1910).
- ↑ "Fire at Linthwaite Dyeworks" in Yorkshire Post (22/Apr/1946).
- ↑ "Linthwaite eyesore could be demolished to make way for new homes" in Huddersfield Daily Examiner (03/Oct/2011).