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Description: The Corn Mill
Date Listed: 9 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 183848
OS Grid Reference: SD7750232996
OS Grid Coordinates: 377502, 432996
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7928, -2.3430
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ALTHAM Off BURNLEY ROAD
SD 73 SE
3/45 The Corn Mill
Former water mill, dated 1816, with extension (now under conversion
as dwellings). Coursed sandstone, stone slate roof on 2 levels with
chimneys at left gable and on gable at junction. Single pile plan,
roughly L-shaped with outshut to front of left end and projecting
double-pile extension at right end. Built into slope above river:
3 storeys to front, 4 at rear. In centre at 2nd floor level is
shouldered stone plaque lettered "Erected
Various square window openings and doors to front and rear, including
3-tier warehouse doors in front of extension. At left end is low
boiler house and a tapering cylindrical stone chimney with moulded
collar and cap. History: used as corn mill to mid-C19, subsequently
various other functions including ice works, wheelwright's shop, and
1906-47 manufacture of heald staves (Ainsworth Altham and Huncoat
Listing NGR: SD7750232996
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Source: English Heritage
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