FALCON MILL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1388065

Date first listed: 24-Apr-1974

Statutory Address: FALCON MILL, HANDEL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: FALCON MILL, HANDEL STREET

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

District: Bolton (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 70680 11073

Summary

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History

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Details

BOLTON

SD7011SE HANDEL STREET 797-1/10/118 (East side) 24/04/74 Falcon Mill

II

Cotton spinning mill. 1903, built by G Temperly for Falcon Mill Ltd. Brick with yellow brick bands. Flat roof and internal concrete and steel construction. EXTERIOR AND PLAN: 6 storey, 9x8 bays, with tower in south-west corner. 3 large flat-headed windows in each bay (2 windows in shorter north elevation), with yellow and blue brick lintels, and stone sills. Tower has terracotta dressings and steep pavilion roof behind parapet. Canopy over modified loading bay in south elevation, with added lift tower. Projecting block at south-east corner may possibly incorporate remains of original engine house and boiler house, but is largely later C20. Privy tower projects from north-east angle, and there is a 2-storey card room extension along the eastern side of the mill. Chimney offset to south-east of site. Heavily modified entrance lodge adjoining site entrance to west. INTERIOR: not inspected. Reputed to be one of the first mills to be equipped with concrete filler joist floors, but the internal structure has been modified. (Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit: Greater Manchester Sites and Monuments Record; Longworth J: The Cotton Mills of Bolton: Bolton: 1987-).





Listing NGR: SD7068011073

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 476063

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Longworth, J, The Cotton Mills of Bolton 1780 to 1985, (1987)

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