CROMPTON ROAD MILL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1206907

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1994

Statutory Address: CROMPTON ROAD MILL, CROMPTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CROMPTON ROAD MILL, CROMPTON 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 91087 73559

Summary

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History

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Details

MACCLESFIELD

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

GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 390974

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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