Taken from Hell Hole rocks below Heptonstall, the Ragley road, from Mytholm to Jack Bridge, can be seen on the left; the chimney of Lumb Mill is in the bottom of the valley, with Lumb Bank, a former home of Ted Hughes, to the right.
NAME: LUMB MILL
LOCATION: Lumb, Ryburn Valley
REF: RY 27
GRID REF: 031 215
CONDITION: Fully used
APPROX DATE OF SITE AND BUILDINGS: Early 19C onwards
DESCRIPTION/HISTORY: It is hard to envisage this site as a mill from its…
From a booklet entitled 'Views of Hebden Bridge & District', undated but believed to be around 1880's, when the Upper and Lower Lumb Mills were working. The road on the left, known as Ragley Road, starts at Mytholm and ends at Jack Bridge.