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Description: Galgate Silk Mills
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182167
OS Grid Reference: SD4851655738
OS Grid Coordinates: 348516, 455738
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9951, -2.7868
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SD 45 NE ELLEL CHURCH LANE
8/103 Galgate Silk Mills (east side of
[Formerly listed as Silk Mill
(East Block) under
Silk mill, erected for John Armstrong in 1852, now converted into warehouse
units. Brick with ridge-and-furrow slate roof. 5 storeys, 9 bays, with
corners treated as pilasters with stone capitals. Windows have stone lintels
and small panes, the upper lights pivoting horizontally. Central bay has
loading doors, now partly blocked to form windows, on ground, 1st, and 3rd
floors. Main entrance in 1st bay, which is topped by a sprinkler tank.
Linked to the main building at the north is a 2-storey range of similar
appearance. Towards the rear, between the two parts of the building, is the
boiler house with a tapering brick chimney of square plan. Interior said to
have wooden floors on iron columns.
Listing NGR: SD4851655738
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Source: English Heritage
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