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T. F. Wood and Co. Ltd.

Description and History of Site:-
Four storeys and loft large gable to river. 4 bays. 1 3 and 4 are windows with iron criss-cross grilles all with white brick voussoirs. Bay two is loading with large iron crane. Loading entrance and white brick lunette (blocked) in gable. Smaller plainer warehouse adjacent to west half demolished. Three bays central loading. On Skeldergate facade: faded lettering: 'Cake Stores The British Mill Ltd.' Linseed. Perhaps operated in conjunction with Quin's mill. Originally seed mill and warehouse. In 1973 was occupied by T. F. Wood & Co Ltd, "Water Transport, Warehousing and Forwarding". Converted to mixed offices and apartments in 1999.

Further Reading and References:-
YAHS - Hatcher Card Index. Research funded by the Yorkshire Arts Association 1972.
Hatcher, J. The industrial architecture of Yorkshire. Phillimore, 1985.

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Key Words :- seed mill warehouse

Viewing the Site :- Can be seen from Queen's Staith and the River Ouse.

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Address :- Queen's Staith, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 6DX
Grid Ref :- SE 60201 51545
Co-ordinates :- Lat 53.956502 , Long -1.084055
Local Authority :- York City Council
Pre 1974 County :- Yorkshire - North Riding
Site Status :- Listed - Grade II
Historic England List No - 1256834,
Site Condition :- Site refurbished to industrial / commercial use
Site Dates :- 1860s -
Contributor :- Daniel Balmforth - 4 July 2015

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