Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Statutory Address:


Ordnance survey map of CROMPTON ROAD 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 - 1206907 .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 19-Aug-2019 at 15:33:48.


Statutory Address:

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

Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 91087 73559



SJ9173NW CROMPTON ROAD 886-1/9/74 (East side) Crompton Road Mill


Silk weaving and cotton spinning mill. c1825, with late C19 additions. Brick with slate roof replaced by corrugated sheeting. Built on a steeply sloping site, 3-storeyed in wing facing street, 5-storeyed in main range parallel to street. Main range of 12 bays, with 3-bay wing at one end facing street and adjoining gable of main range. Gable refronted (or mill extended) later C19. Entrance in the gable, a round-arched doorway to ground floor, and loading doors to upper floors. Hoist projects over upper loading door. 2 windows to left, and inserted lower doorway. 3 windows in the wing. Windows all transoms with flat-arched heads. Many original small-paned fixed light windows survive in the main range, although some have been renewed with top opening lights, all in original openings with flat-arched heads. Privy tower projects from the south-east angle. INTERIOR: internal structure has single row of slim cast-iron columns carrying timber beams, with timber roof structure. Formerly steam-powered, the engine house (which does not survive intact) was to the east of the mill building. (Fricker, Calladine et al: Macclesfield Mills Survey).

Listing NGR: SJ9108773559


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

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


Books and journals
Calladine, A, Fricker, J et al, East Cheshire Textile Mills, (1993)


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: 31 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01618/25
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].