TOWER MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1268070
Date first listed:
04-Nov-1996
Statutory Address:
TOWER MILL, PARK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOWER MILL, PARK ROAD

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

District:
Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ9505698234

Details

DUKINFIELD PARK ROAD (North side) Tower Mill

SJ99NW 1033-0/4/10019 GV II

Cotton spinning mill now in multiple occupation. c1890. Probably cast-iron and steel internal structure with brick cladding and flat, probably concrete roof. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and basement, 17 x 4 bays with pilasters stressing angles. Italianate decoration. Wide windows, separated by narrow pilasters in upper 2 storeys, which spring from the continuous stone sill of the 3rd storey. Yellow brick heads throughout, and decorative yellow brick corbelling to eaves. Stair and water tower projects from south wall corresponding to lateral internal division, with internal engine house to rear. Tower projects above the eaves line by 2 stages, with name in terracotta lettering in recessed panel, and lunettes over upper windows below parapet. Office block added in angle to west of tower, c1900. 2 storeyed, 5 window range, the tall lower storey with yellow brick dressings. Chimney and boiler house adjacent to engine house to rear. Listed as a good, small-scale example of a late C19 mill which survives almost intact, and a prominent site in the Tame Valley industrial landscape.

Listing NGR: SJ9505698234

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
462296
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: 05 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15380/11
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