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Description: Slingfield Mills, Chimney and Boiler House
Date Listed: 22 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156473
OS Grid Reference: SO8293976571
OS Grid Coordinates: 382939, 276571
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3869, -2.2521
5250 KIDDERMINSTER SLINGFIELD MILLS
Chimney and Boiler
SO 87 NE SP/673
Mill chimney and boiler house. 1864-70 for Thomas Lea. Chimney of red brick with
blue and buff brick bands and decorative features. Tapering square plan structure
about 180 feet high, said to have been reduced by about 40 feet in 1981. Nine
stages defined by blue brick bands. Clasping angle buttresses with alternating bands
of blue and buff bricks.
Alternating stages on each face have a central narrow arched blank recess: Arches
and impost band in buff brick. Top stage contains a pair of similar arched recesses
to each face. Attached boiler house of brick painted white, slate hipped roof, cogged
brick eaves cornice. Two storeys, five bays. Large window with barred sashes to
ground floor with central pivoted opening sections. Windows to first floor set in
arcade with flush key blocks and moulded imposts to arches. Some C20 alterations.
Boiler house included for group value only.
Listing NGR: SO8293976571
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Source: English Heritage
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