GALGATE SILK MILLS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1071763

Date first listed: 02-May-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Mar-1985

Statutory Address: GALGATE SILK MILLS, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: GALGATE SILK MILLS, CHURCH LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster (District Authority)

Parish: Ellel

National Grid Reference: SD 48516 55738

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History

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Details

SD 45 NE ELLEL CHURCH LANE

8/103 Galgate Silk Mills (east side of 2-5-1968 road) [Formerly listed as Silk Mill (East Block) under General] ]

GV II

Silk mill, erected for John Armstrong in 1852, now converted into warehouse units. Brick with ridge-and-furrow slate roof. 5 storeys, 9 bays, with corners treated as pilasters with stone capitals. Windows have stone lintels and small panes, the upper lights pivoting horizontally. Central bay has loading doors, now partly blocked to form windows, on ground, 1st, and 3rd floors. Main entrance in 1st bay, which is topped by a sprinkler tank. Linked to the main building at the north is a 2-storey range of similar appearance. Towards the rear, between the two parts of the building, is the boiler house with a tapering brick chimney of square plan. Interior said to have wooden floors on iron columns.

Listing NGR: SD4851655738

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 182167

Legacy System: LBS

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