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The Corn Mill, Altham

Description: The Corn Mill

Grade: II
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

Location: 10 Cornmill Court, Altham BB5 5UP

Locality: Altham
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 5UP

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Listing Text

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
pp. 142-45).

Listing NGR: SD7750232996

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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