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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1072436



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


District: Blackburn with Darwen

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 184681

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4/10 India Mill - GV II

Cotton spinning mill, 1867, (architect unknown) for Shorrock Brothers & Co. Rock-faced sandstone with sandstone dressings, flat roof. Rectangular plan 330ft. by 99ft. with projecting towers at corners and to centre of both sides, 6 storeys, with projecting lower engine houses on both sided near south end. Rock-faced quoins, bracketed sill-band to 4th storey, plain bands at mid-level of all storeys except top which has impost band to round-headed windows with keystones; otherwise flat-headed and segmental headed windows on alternate floors, except side towers which have coupled round-headed windows with imposts and keystones. Engine house on west side in classical style with channelled rustication has rock-faced west wall with piers in centre and at corners, round-headed windows with exaggerated voussoirs, side walls of ashlar with large round-headed Venetian-style windows, and a modillioned cornice carried round the whole (modern 2-storey addition continues above this): at ground level is lower range linking engine house with chimney (q.v.), the south side consisting of a rock-faced rusticated arcade of 6 round arches with moulded imposts (north side now covered by low office block). Engine house on east side in style matching rest of mill; high modern extension of brick built in re-entrant.

Listing NGR: SD6942721734

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National Grid Reference: SD 69427 21734


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