CLARENCE MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1138958
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1977
Statutory Address:
CLARENCE MILL, CLARENCE BROW

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLARENCE MILL, CLARENCE BROW

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bollington
National Grid Reference:
SJ 93392 78173

Details

SJ 97 NW BOLLINGTON CLARENCE BROW (West Side)

2/18 Clarence Mill.

10/11/1977

II

Cotton Mill: core c1830, extension to the left dated 1854, and extension to the right c1900, for the Brooks Swindells partnership. Hammer-dressed sandstone, green and Welsh slate roof, tall red brick mill chimney. 5-storey, 51-bay canal front. Central 20 bays (original mill) have 4 and 6 pane wooden casements. 15 bays to left have similar windows but rusticated elliptical head to a door inscribed BROOKS SWINDELLS 1854. One storey extension at left end towards canal also has rusticated opening. 16 bays to right have orange, gauged and rubbed brick headed openings. At left, projecting 6-stage water tower, including staircase, has clasping square pilasters and triple round-headed lights to stairs. Hipped mansard roof. Remainder has 9-pane windows. One-storey 2-bay engine house to right with semi-circular headed windows.

Called a "fine example of a mid C19 cotton mill" by Ashmore, The Industrial Archaeology of North-West England Manchester University Press, 1982 and a more detailed history given by the Wilmslow Historical Society Cotton Town: Bollington and the Swindells Family, 1973.

Listing NGR: SJ9339278173

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
57935
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cotton Town Bollington and the Swindells Family, (1973)
Ashmore, O, The Industrial Archaeology of North West England, (1982)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07802/12
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