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London Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.105 / 53°6'17"N

Longitude: -2.0176 / 2°1'3"W

OS Eastings: 398919

OS Northings: 356422

OS Grid: SJ989564

Mapcode National: GBR 24Q.6QR

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.Z6DZ

Entry Name: London Mill

Listing Date: 18 April 1991

Last Amended: 14 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461587

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


LEEK

SJ9856SE ASHBOURNE ROAD
611-1/7/13 (North side)
18/04/91 London Mill
(Formerly Listed as:
ASHBOURNE ROAD
London Mill inc. Area Railings to S
& Chimney Stack immediately NNE)

GV II

Silk mill. Dated 1853. Brick with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, 19- window range (8-3-8) with advanced
pedimented central bay stressed with stone quoins. Clock in
apex of pediment with date each side. Central doorway in
shallow pedimented architrave with acroteria. 20-pane iron
windows, some with central opening lights, with flat-arched
stone heads and stone cills. Overhanging eaves. Some renewed
or inserted loading doors in right-hand gable return.
Cast-iron fire escape stairs and doors in upper right-hand bay
and in lower gable return, possibly later C19 additions.
INTERIOR: has high first floor, possibly built to accommodate
Jacquard looms. Cast-iron columns support single longitudinal
beam. Truncated chimney detached to rear also dated 1853;
engine and boiler houses to rear, but power transmission
system largely secondary, with only slight evidence for
original system.


Listing NGR: SJ9891956421

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