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Galgate Silk Mill, Ellel

Description: Galgate Silk Mill

Grade: II
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

Location: 4 Chapel Lane, Ellel, Lancashire LA2 0JG

Locality: Ellel
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 0JG

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Listing Text


8/104 Galgate Silk Mill (west side of
2-5-1968 road)
[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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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