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2813 ~ Chapel Street ~ Shepley Mill ~ (1912)


Shepley Mill on Chapel Street about 1912.

2812 ~ Sheffield Road ~ Cowbrook Mill / Hurst Mill ~ (1965)
Derbyshire Heritage describes Cowbrook Mill being "in ruins in 1965".

2811 ~ Sheffield Road ~ Cowbrook Mill / Hurst Mill ~ (1891)


Directory 1891 Worrall’s Cotton Spinners
John Hadfield, Cowbrook Mill; 18,000 spindles, 55s/65s weft. Pay day first Wednesday after the 15th.
James Rowbottom (and cotton banding), Hurst Mill, Glossop; and Holehouse Mills, Broadbottom; 32,000 spindles. Telegrams, " Ropery, Broadbottom." -See advt.


2810 ~ Old Glossop ~ Meadow Mill ~ (1891)


Directory 1891 Worrall’s Cotton Spinners
Samuel Rowbottom (cotton banding and smallwares), Meadow Mills; 68s/32s. Pay day first Wednesday after the 15th of each month. - See advt.


2809 ~ High Street West ~ Wrens Nest Mill ~ (1891)


Directory 1891 Worrall’s Cotton Spinners
Francis Sumner and Co., Limited, Wren Nest Mills; 122,000 spindles; 2,541 looms, printers and shirtings. Pay day first Wednesday after the 15th. William Thorpe, manager; Theodore W. Ellison, secretary.


2808 ~ Victoria Street ~ Howard Town Mill ~ (1891)


Directory 1891 Worrall’s Cotton Spinners
221,000 spindles, 30s/50s; 3,860 looms. Pay day first Wednesday after the 15th. Telegrams, "Wood, Limited, Glossop." Thomas Rawstorne, manager; William Hall, secretary.


2807 ~ Chapel Street ~ Shepley Mill ~ (1891)


Directory 1891 Worrall’s Cotton Spinners
Shepley Mill Cotton Manufacturing Co, Limited, Shepley Mills, Chapel street; 43,000 spindles, 30s/34s twist, 36s/50s weft. Pay day first Wednesday after the 15th. Abel Dearnaley, manager; George Roberts, secretary.


2806 ~ Victoria Street ~ Howard Town Mill ~ (1891)
Kelly’s Directory 1891
Wood John & Brothers Limited, cotton spinners & manufacturers (William Hall, sec.), Howard Town mills.


2805 ~ 3 Jackson Buildings, Victoria Street ~ Pizza4U ~ (2014)


A recovery vehicle towing a broken down bus collided with buildings in Glossop town centre and became embedded. The collision occurred at around 6pm on 20 May 2014 with the bus becoming embedded in the shop fronts of a taxi company and a takeaway on Victoria Street. The recovery vehicle was wedged between a lamp post and the bank.

2804 ~ 132-134 High Street West ~ Vacant ~ (2016)


Company No9 designed and manufactured bespoke wooden furniture, they closed this store in 2019 and are now based in Dinting Lane Industrial Estate, photo taken by Glossop VAH, February 2016.

2803 ~ 140 High Street West ~ Vegas Barber ~ (2016)


Ashley’s flower shop, photo taken by Glossop VAH, February 2016.

2802 ~ Old Glossop ~ Hawkshead Mill ~ (2010)


Hawkshead Mill before demolision.

2801 ~ Old Glossop ~ Hawkshead Mill ~ (1914)
"Isaac’s fortune came not just from his ingenuity in developing the belt fastener and associated products but by turning the factory over to munitions in WW1. He patented a particular fuze that overcame design faults in those previously used. His fortune was further enhanced by two speculative ventures. First there was Jacksons Buildings and then there was The Angus Hotel on the north side of Blackfriars Bridge in London." - Peter Quinn (Great-Grandson of Isaac Jackson) (February 2019).

2800 ~ Old Glossop ~ Hawkshead Mill ~ (2005)
The last inhabitants of Hawkshead Mill were Flexco, a conveyor belt fastening manufacturer. Flexco moved out in 2005 and the mill, it’s understood, was never occupied again.

2799 ~ Old Glossop ~ Hawkshead Mill ~ (2014)
A Planning Supporting Statement was prepared to accompany the outline planning application, proposing the residential redevelopment of at land Hawkshead Mill in Old Glossop. The planning application was made on behalf of Pinstripe Clothing Company, the owner of the site. The proposal sought to secure the principle of redeveloping this sustainable, brownfield site for
up to 30 dwellings.


2798 ~ Old Glossop ~ Hawkshead Mill ~ (2012)
A full planning application was submitted in 2012, under reference HPK/2012/0537. This was a joint application by the current owners of the site and house builder Seddon Homes, proposing the Demolition of Hawkshead Mill and the Erection of 34 Dwellings. This application was refused in April 2013, on the grounds that it encroached into the Green Belt.

2797 ~ Old Glossop ~ Hawkshead Mill ~ (1980)
Production of Jackson’s products finally ceased at Hawkshead Mill by the 1980s.

2796 ~ Old Glossop ~ Hawkshead Mill ~ (1904)
In 1904/5 it was taken over by Isacc Jackson, who converted it from a cotton mill to a factory dedicated to the production of metal fastenings, nuts, bolts and parts for the automotive industry.

2795 ~ Old Glossop ~ Hawkshead Mill ~ (1836)
At its peak in the second quarter of the 19th century it comprised two mills, one powered by a 27hp steam engine and 18hp water wheel, and the other was powered by a smaller 12hp steam engine and a larger water wheel generating 30hp. In 1836 there was a workforce of 400, who operated 6,960 Throstle and 10,741 Mule spindles, and 495 looms. It underwent a period of decline in the latter years of the 19th century eventually becoming disused.

2794 ~ Old Glossop ~ Hawkshead Mill ~ (1783)
In 1783, William Sheppard built the first recorded mill on the Site, making use of the Blackshaw Clough as a water supply. During the 18th century it was also know as Starkies’, or Rolf’s mill.

2793 ~ 110-112 High Street West ~ Dowds Restuarant ~ (1940)
"My great uncle was George Herbert Farnsworth, son of Thomas who was a wholesale fruiterer at 112 High Street West. he married Evelyn Platt. They died in 1972 and 1968 respectively. They had no children but me and my cousins remember them with great fondness." - Margaret Weaver (February 2019).

2792 ~ 119 High Street West ~ Tung Fong ~ (1958)
"From 1958 to 1970 this shop belonged to my parents Harry & Hilda Bunting as a fish and chip shop it was called "Bunting’s Chippy" and before that my uncle Jim & Rose Bunting had it." - Harry Bunting (March 2019).

2791 ~ 379 High Street West ~ Formerly The Junction Inn ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2790 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2789 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2788 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2787 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2786 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2785 ~ 307-377 High Street West ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2784 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2783 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2782 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2781 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2780 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2779 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2778 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2777 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2776 ~ ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2775 ~ 305 High Street West ~ The Grapes Inn ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2774 ~ 4-6 Market Arcade ~ Various ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2773 ~ 279-303 High Street West ~ Inc Hugh Street ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2772 ~ 277 High Street West ~ The Hanging Gate ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2771 ~ 1-3 Market Arcade ~ Various ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2770 ~ Spring Street ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2769 ~ Cooper Street ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2768 ~ 233-271 High Street West ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2767 ~ 191 - 231 High Street West ~ inc. Harmony House ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2766 ~ High Street West ~ Market Hall ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2765 ~ Sunlaws Street ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2764 ~ 139-185 High Street West ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2763 ~ 131-137 High Street West ~ inc. Harry's Barber Shop ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2762 ~ 127-129 High Street West ~ inc. The Ironing Shop ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2761 ~ St. Mary's Road ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2760 ~ 125 High Street West ~ The Retreat ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2759 ~ 123 High Street West ~ Kathryn Jefreys Hair Design ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2758 ~ 121 High Street West ~ Kathryn Jefreys The Dress Agency ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2757 ~ 119 High Street West ~ Tung Fong ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2756 ~ Brook Street ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2755 ~ High Street West ~ Town Hall ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2754 ~ 117/117A High Street West ~ Red Hair Design/One 17 Bakers ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2753 ~ Glossop Brook ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2752 ~ 99 High Street West ~ Primrose Kitchens & Interiors ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2751 ~ 95-97 High Street West ~ Residential ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2750 ~ 93 High Street West ~ The Bridal Room ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2749 ~ 89-91 High Street West ~ Bakers Solicitors ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2748 ~ 87 High Street West ~ Taj Balti ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2747 ~ 85 High Street West ~ U Move Homes ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2746 ~ 9-11 High Street West ~ Heron Foods ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2745 ~ Chapel Street ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2744 ~ 83-83A High Street West ~ Ruchi / Super Pound ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2743 ~ 81 High Street West ~ Salliemoonbeam ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2742 ~ 42 - 60 High Street East ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2741 ~ Mill Street ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2740 ~ 79 High Street West ~ Jones Shoe & Boot Repairs ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2739 ~ 30 - 40 High Street East ~ Leisure Centre / Kwik Fit ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2738 ~ 28 High Street East ~ Howard Town House ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2737 ~ High Street East ~ Esso Petrol Station ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2729 ~ 77-77A High Street West ~ Tandori King / Paul David Jewellers ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2728 ~ 75 High Street West ~ A&B Shoes ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2727 ~ 73 High Street West ~ Vacant ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2726 ~ 69, 71 & 71A High Street West ~ Suedeheads / Help the Aged ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2723 ~ 67 High Street West ~ The Oakwood ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2718 ~ 23 - 25 High Street East ~ Lisa's Nails / Glossop Tyres ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2716 ~ 15 -17 High Street East ~ Howard Arms ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2712 ~ 63-65 High Street West ~ Aspinal Wright Solicitors & Notary ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2711 ~ 59-61 High Street West ~ Vacant ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2710 ~ 57 High Street West ~ Willow Wood Charity Shop ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2709 ~ 10 Market Street ~ Bradbury House ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2708 ~ 12 Market Street ~ BMAS and Company ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2707 ~ Arundel Street ~ The Friendship Inn ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2706 ~ 11 - 13 Chapel Street ~ The Labour Club ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2705 ~ Bernard Street ~ Victoria Lounge ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2704 ~ 55 High Street West ~ Revive ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2703 ~ 53 High Street West ~ Praze Fine Foods ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2701 ~ Edward Street ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2700 ~ Bernard Street ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2699 ~ Ellison Street ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2698 ~ 40 Norfolk Street ~ ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2697 ~ 36 - 38 Norfolk Street ~ Surefit Family Dental Laboratory ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

2696 ~ 34 Norfolk Street ~ George Hotel ~ (2014)


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.