SWAN LANE MILL NUMBER 3

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1388071
Date first listed:
26-Apr-1974
Statutory Address:
SWAN LANE MILL NUMBER 3, HIGHER SWAN LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SWAN LANE MILL NUMBER 3, HIGHER SWAN LANE

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

District:
Bolton (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD7080307625

Details

BOLTON

SD70NW HIGHER SWAN LANE 797-1/4/124 (West side) 26/04/74 Swan Lane Mill No.3

GV II*

Formerly known as: Cotton Mill HIGHER SWAN LANE. Cotton spinning mill. 1914. Stott of Oldham, architect. Brick with stone dressings and multi-ridge slate roof; internal construction of cast-iron, steel and concrete. EXTERIOR: 6 storeys plus a double attic, 23x14 bays. Segmentally headed windows, cornice above 6th storey, then arcaded attic storey, with round windows to upper attic. Rounded corners, the south-west angle housing the entrance giving access to a staircase which rises for several storeys in straight flight. Tower over staircase, corbelled out above the 5th storey, with lunette and angle pinnacles. South-east curved angle corbelled out above the ground floor. Carved swans project at intervals from the cornice, and a swan in low relief over the main entrance to the mill at the south-west angle. 2-storey extensions to card room or built as warehousing canted across the eastern elevation of the mill, and along the south side, which is faced in white glazed brick. Taking-in door in eastern elevation. Engine house projects to north-west, 2x3 bays with round arched windows. Chimney beyond engine house, enriched with swan emblem in white brick. INTERIOR: not inspected. (Williams M: Cotton Mills in Greater Manchester: London: 1993-).





Listing NGR: SD7080307625

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
476069
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Williams, M, Farnie, D A, Cotton Mills in Greater Manchester, (1992)

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: 18 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06421/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ian Pringle. Source Historic England Archive
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