INDIA MILL CHIMNEY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1362166
Date first listed:
27-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
INDIA MILL CHIMNEY, BOLTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
INDIA MILL CHIMNEY, BOLTON ROAD

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

District:
Blackburn with Darwen (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 69379 21710

Details

SD 62 SE DARWEN (off) BOLTON ROAD

SD 693 217

4/9 India Mill Chimney 17.4.1972 GV II*

Chimney, 1867, (architect unknown) for Shorrock Brothers & Co. Brick with ashlar base and dressings. Square section, 300 feet high, in the style of an Italian campanile. Rests on foundation stone said to have been the largest single block quarried since Cleopatra's Needle. Massive base of rusticated rock-faced white stone has 3 triply-recessed round-headed panels in the exposed sides, string course, bracketed and moulded cornice bearing a massive set-off which forms a plinth to the chimney. The chimney is of red brick with bands of blue and yellow brick, some with diaper pattern, the first 2/3 of the height panelled: the neck has a bracketed ledge on each side, round-headed blind arcading on 2 levels, and moulded consoles to a prominent cornice which carries a stone balustrade with urn finials at the corners; the top has round-headed blind arcading with imposts and keystones, a very prominent cornice and a short splayed cap. On north side of base and linked to it is low 2-storey office, on east side is arcaded range linking chimney to engine house of India Mill (with which it is included.q.v.) both these in matching rusticated ashlar.

Listing NGR: SD6937921710

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
184680
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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06416/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Rodney Calbrade. Source Historic England Archive
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