THE CORN MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072722
Date first listed:
09-Jul-1975
Statutory Address:
THE CORN MILL, BURNLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CORN MILL, BURNLEY ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Hyndburn (District Authority)
Parish:
Altham
National Grid Reference:
SD 77502 32996

Details

ALTHAM Off BURNLEY ROAD SD 73 SE 3/45 The Corn Mill 9.7.1975 G.V. II

Former water mill, dated 1816, with extension (now under conversion as dwellings). Coursed sandstone, stone slate roof on 2 levels with chimneys at left gable and on gable at junction. Single pile plan, roughly L-shaped with outshut to front of left end and projecting double-pile extension at right end. Built into slope above river: 3 storeys to front, 4 at rear. In centre at 2nd floor level is shouldered stone plaque lettered "Erected BY E. TOPHAM Esquire 1816" Various square window openings and doors to front and rear, including 3-tier warehouse doors in front of extension. At left end is low boiler house and a tapering cylindrical stone chimney with moulded collar and cap. History: used as corn mill to mid-C19, subsequently various other functions including ice works, wheelwright's shop, and 1906-47 manufacture of heald staves (Ainsworth Altham and Huncoat pp. 142-45).

Listing NGR: SD7750232996

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
183848
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ainsworth, R, The Old Homesteads of Accrington and District, (1928), 142-145

Legal

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

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Date: 04 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07428/02
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