UNION MILLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259446
Date first listed:
11-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
UNION MILLS, UPPER UNION STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
UNION MILLS, UPPER UNION STREET

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Craven (District Authority)
Parish:
Skipton
National Grid Reference:
SD 98996 51140

Details

SKIPTON

SD 9851 UPPER UNION STREET, Newtown (North side) 916- /1/10002 Union Mills

II

Room and Power weaving mill. 1867, extended 1871, addition 1927 and minor late C20 alterations. Built for the Skipton Land & Building Co and designed by J Nelson of Nelson and Burnley. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate and glass roofs. Original weaving sheds and warehouse to north with engine house, boiler house and chimney at south-east corner. Later weaving sheds and warehouse added to south. North, Union Terrace front has single storey weaving sheds to right with C20 entrance and above 8 small round headed openings. To left warehouse has central double door openings with original overlights flanked by single original windows to both lower floors above central C20 window replaces original door. East front to canal has 3 storey warehouse with 13 windows and projecting C20 brick office addition. Warehouse has many original 42-pane windows to ground and first floor, top floor has 9-pane windows. Central Engine house with tall round headed window with garage door below then balcony and glazed doors, to left gabled lower boiler house with large access doors, and beyond later and taller gabled boiler house with large windows. Then single storey weaving sheds with 8 flat headed openings. Beyond warehouse with 3 windows, that to left converted to double doors and overlight, central one with original 42-pane glazing and to right 6-pane windows. Above 3 more original 42-pane windows, and two C20 windows in gable. South front has 2 storeys, 18 windows mostly original 42-pane with wooden frames and archway to west end. West front of single storey weaving sheds with some C20 alteration. INTERIOR of weaving sheds supported on cast iron columns with top section to take belt driven power. Warehouses have similar columns and wooden floors.

Listing NGR: SD9899651140

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
462908
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

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Date: 14 Nov 2007
Reference: IOE01/17006/33
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