ASTLEY BRIDGE MILL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1387926

Date first listed: 04-Nov-1996

Statutory Address: ASTLEY BRIDGE MILL, BLACKBURN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: ASTLEY BRIDGE MILL, BLACKBURN ROAD

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

District: Bolton (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 71625 12251

Summary

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History

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Details

BOLTON

SD71SW BLACKBURN ROAD 797-1/2/39 (East side) 04/11/96 Astley Bridge Mill

II

Cotton spinning mill. 1927. By Bradshaw, Gass and Hope. For Sir John Holden. Brick, with steel and concrete internal structure and flat (concrete) roof. EXTERIOR: 5 storeys and basement, 14x6 bays with stressed angles (housing services), one with tower. Wide flat headed windows grouped in 3's between pilasters with ornamented terracotta capitals. Cornice over 4th floor, and brick mullions to attic windows. Fretted parapet. Stair tower at north-west angle, with round arched windows with balconettes in upper storey, and domed copper roof. 2-storey extension to card rooms (probably contemporary with building of main mill) runs along eastern elevation. Single storey extension (probably associated with electrical power system of mill) attached to north elevation. Short chimney of square section in centre of north elevation, serving heating boilers. South elevation divided by full-height pilasters with neo-Egyptian capitals. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORY: the mill was built to use mains electricity as its power source, and was the last mill to be built in Bolton. (Williams M: Cotton Mills in Greater Manchester: London: 1992-; Longworth J: The Cotton Mills of Bolton: Bolton: 1987-).





Listing NGR: SD7162512251

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 475920

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Longworth, J, The Cotton Mills of Bolton 1780 to 1985, (1987)
Williams, M , Cotton Mills in Greater Manchester, (1992)

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