HIGHER MILL MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072811

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: HIGHER MILL MUSEUM, HOLCOMBE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: HIGHER MILL MUSEUM, HOLCOMBE ROAD

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

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 77822 21542

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Details

SD 72 SE HASLINGDEN (off) HOLCOMBE ROAD Helmshore

5/100 Higher Mill Museum (formerly listed as The Old Woollen Mill 14.3.1969 under Higher Mill)

GV II

Woolen fulling mill, built by Turner family 1789, extended; now working museum. Sandstone rubble, stone slate roof. Rectangular plan extended by one bay at left end, with projecting porch near right end, parallel single-bay extension to rear of left end. Three storeys; 3-storey gabled porch has low rounded archway, a 3-light flush mullion window at 1st floor, rectangular window above, similar openings in left side wall. To the left the ground floor has an arched wagon door, 3 horizontal rectangular windows, and single-storey forward extension (linked to Cl9 mill to south); upper 2 floors have three 3-light flush mullion windows. To the right of the porch a short wall has a window on each lower floor and 2nd floor loading door. Left return wall of 2 gables has 4 windows on each of 2 intermediate levels. Rear: back-to-earth ground floor except for archway of leet to waterwheel; four 3-light flush mullion windows an each of the upper floors, loading door with cantilevered stone sill at upper level, 3 other windows. All windows have glazing bars, most have very small panes. Interior: Queen-post roof; wooden beams carried on stone corbels; waterwheel and fulling stocks in situ.

Listing NGR: SD7782221542

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 185678

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