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Saturday, 17 September 2011

Monochrome Moment: Tudno Mill

After a little holiday break, the photo blog returns with another "Monochrome Moment".

Today's photo shows the Tudno Mill, in Smith Street, off Manchester Road in Ashton. This was built in 1894 as Hill's Bakery. It is now Hill's biscuit factory, as can be detected by the nostrils of those passing through the area!

The building's clean lines and angles make it appear particularly dramatic in black and white.

See Google Street View of this location.

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"Tudno Mill" is my contribution to "Monochrome Weekend". Please follow the link to visit other sites taking part.


  1. is this John Hill's biscuit factory now?

  2. Hope you haven't returned from hols in monochrome, Martin!!
    Same subject of 27/6/2008 photo blog - nice to see those delicious biscuits continue to be made there.

  3. Orlando Littlemoss24 September 2011 at 13:15


    It was always been John Hill's. even though Bowdens bought it of George Hill, John's son, back at start of the last century. John Hill started out as a Master Grocer at 46 Stockport Road.

    Tudno is because of St Tudno the patron saint of the Great Orme, whoes Saints day is June 5th


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