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Description: Galgate Silk Mill
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182168
OS Grid Reference: SD4849655789
OS Grid Coordinates: 348496, 455789
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9956, -2.7871
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SD 45 NE ELLEL CHURCH LANE
8/104 Galgate Silk Mill (west side of
[Formerly listed as Silk Mill
(West Block) under
Silk spinning mill, converted from water-powered corn mill in 1792, extended
1830s, closed in 1971 and now divided into factory units. Sandstone rubble
with slate roof. Early range of 3 storeys and with 11 bays facing north-east
Windows have plain reveals and glazing bars, but some are now blocked or
partly blocked. The 1830 block is of 2 storeys on the east side, which has 7
shallow gables facing the street and windows with plain reveals and small
panes, the upper ones horizontally pivoted. Under the 6th gable is a wide
entrance with sliding door. Interior Early range said to have wooden joists
supported on the outer walls. 1830s addition has wooden floors and cast-iron
Listing NGR: SD4849655789
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Source: English Heritage
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