Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1206899

Date first listed: 14-Apr-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Oct-1994



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District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 90916 73621


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


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


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Legacy System number: 390943

Legacy System: LBS

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