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© Mrs Barbara A West LRPS

IoE Number: 335371
Location: ROLLING MILL, LOW MATLOCK LANE (south side)
  BRADFIELD, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Barbara A West LRPS
Date Photographed: 12 October 1999
Date listed: 24 June 1976
Date of last amendment: 25 June 1999
Grade II*

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SK38NWBRADFIELDLOW MATLOCK LANE(south side)14/48Little MatlockRolling Mill

SK 28 NW BRADFIELD LOW MATLOCK LANE (South side), Little Matlock 564/14/48 Rolling Mill 24.6.76 II* Steel rolling mill. Dated 1882, rebuilt on existing foundation after flood of 1864. Coursed, squared gritstone, slate roof. Large rectangular building incorporated within later brick extensions. End gable has projecting quoins and round-headed window with keystone now obscured by lean-to roof. Central date plaque with band above. Right return: 3 sets of paired windows with square-faced surrounds and projecting sills, mostly unglazed. To right: a large overshot water wheel, now immobile, with 8 cast-iron spokes to each side and 42 buckets. Above it, a sectional cast-iron pentrough supported by a cast-iron stanchion. In the adjacent wall a blocked shouldered-lintel opening formerly allowed access to the wheel from inside the works. Wheel used until c1956. Dam and tail-race survive. Interior: massive flywheel now powered by electric motor. C19 4-stand in-line rolling mill still in use. The wheel is the largest example of its type to survive in Sheffield.

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