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Latitude: 53.2823 / 53°16'56"N
Longitude: -3.216 / 3°12'57"W
OS Eastings: 319021
OS Northings: 376837
OS Grid: SJ190768
Mapcode National: GBR 5ZZH.J3
Mapcode Global: WH76K.KRSL
Entry Name: Greenfield Valley Mills
Scheduled Date: 22 December 1977
Source ID: 3433
Cadw Legacy ID: FL160
Schedule Class: Industrial
Category: Industrial building
Period: Post Medieval/Modern
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Community: Holywell (Treffynnon)
Built-Up Area: Holywell
Traditional County: Flintshire
The monument consists of the remains of a mill, a factory used for processing raw materials. This complex consists of a group of water mills which provided power for a series of industries in the Greenfield Valley; viz: [a.] Brass and copper battery works 1766-1802, rolling mills 1823-1898; [b] Meadow Mills-rolling mill 1787-1860s; ( c) Cotton Mill - 1785-1840.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structure itself may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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