REGENCY MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206899
Date first listed:
14-Apr-1949
Date of most recent amendment:
28-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
REGENCY MILL, CHESTER ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of REGENCY MILL
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1206899 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 22-Aug-2019 at 23:45:11.

Location

Statutory Address:
REGENCY MILL, CHESTER ROAD

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 90916 73621

Details

MACCLESFIELD

SJ9073 CHESTER ROAD 886-1/6/41 (South side) 14/04/49 Regency Mill (Formerly Listed as: CHESTER ROAD (South side) Chester Road Mills)

GV II

Former silk mill, now joinery works and previously a card factory. c1820. Brick with Welsh slate roof. PLAN: main block with ancillary buildings including engine house and weaving sheds to rear. Weaving sheds comprise 5 parallel north lit ranges, built against curtain wall to Oxford Road. Brick with hipped stone-flagged roof. L-plan main block with short 2-bay wing to rear. EXTERIOR: main elevation of 17 bays (6-5-6) with advanced and pedimented central section. 4 storeys and basement. All windows have flat-arched gauged brick heads and 36-pane sashes (some 4-pane sashes and transomed windows to ground floor). Former main doorway disused in bay 3: Doric case, 6-panelled door with radial fan (building now entered from doorway in the curtain wall to Oxford Road). Clock in apex of pediment, and bell cupola to roof. Heavy moulded stone cornice. External stair tower to rear right with privy tower adjoining, and a second stair tower projecting in inner angle of main range and rear wing to left. Square section stack (apparently connected to former detached engine house by horizontal underground flue) breaks through cornice to rear left. INTERIOR: single span with timber beams and queen post roof structure with collar and bracing. Lower floors have supplementary steel columns and supports introduced more recently. Cast-iron columns support roof structure of weaving sheds, forming a continuous working area. The mill is an interesting example of an integrated site which included silk manufacture and throwing, weaving and dyeing.

Listing NGR: SJ9091673621

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390943
Legacy System:
LBS

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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 22 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01617/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Patricia Layhe. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].