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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: 1138938



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District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Kettleshulme

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1979

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Sep-2003

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57991

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16/7/1979 Grove Mill (formerly Lumhole Mill)


Candlewick Mill: late C18 origins but major rebuilding c.1830 for Shallcross and Sheldon Ltd. with later C19 extensions at either end. Coursed, square, buff, sandstone rubble. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 2 stone chimneys. 3-storey, 9-bay north front to original mill. 9-pane fixed iron windows with plain lintels and sills. Vehicle entrance under steel lintel inserted c.1980. 1-bay beam engine house and lean-to boilerhouse containing Cornish boiler added to left. 2-bays added to right have single storey building in front which contained a hand-fired gas retort; the chimney is in the corner. South front has projecting staircase tower under a gabled roof with loading bays and setting for a clock. A steel channel carries water from the pool to the waterwheel. Interior: Ground and 1st floors fire damaged. Housed at east end is a 26ft. diameter all-iron overshot, waterwheel, which is twinned with a double-action condensing beam engine, by Sherratts of Salford added c.1840. Much of the gearing and drive is intact. There is a spiral stone staircase in the tower.

Considered to be the last example of a mill where water-powered and steam machinery were used together and survive intact.

Listing NGR: SJ9882080378

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National Grid Reference: SJ 98820 80378


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