GEORGE STREET MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206912
Date first listed:
17-Mar-1977
Statutory Address:
GEORGE STREET MILL, GEORGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GEORGE STREET MILL, GEORGE STREET

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 91973 73380

Details

MACCLESFIELD

SJ9173SE GEORGE STREET 886-1/12/84 (East side) George Street Mill

II

Silk mill, now disused. 1872 with extensions of 1885. Brick with low stone plinth and Welsh slate roof. Internal structure with cast-iron columns carrying timber beams. 3 storeys, L-plan, the main range a 13-window range facing George Street, with 6 window return to courtyard to south. Windows largely 16-pane with top opening vents, flat-arched stone heads and continuous stone sill bands. Moulded cornice. Linked by added toilet block to later mill dated 1885: 4 storeys, 11-window range, with large windows to ground-floor weaving shed (which continues into a single-storeyed range of 3 bays to the east). 9-pane upper windows. Doorway at foot of stairs to right, with loading doors to left of George Street elevation. HISTORICAL NOTE: the development of the George Street Mill site marked the change from traditional constructional methods to those employed in the early C20, with the extensions of 1885 being built to accomodate powered Jacquard weaving. (Calladine & Fricker: East Cheshire Textile Mills: RCHME: 1993-).

Listing NGR: SJ9197773385

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390986
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 17 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/16128/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Pamela Jackson. Source Historic England Archive
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