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Description: Anderton Mill Cottage
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184408
OS Grid Reference: SD5105414271
OS Grid Coordinates: 351054, 414271
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6227, -2.7415
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MAWDESLEY BENTLEY LANE
SD 51 SW
13/154 Anderton Mill Cottage
Miller's cottage, now house. Dated 1799 on porch, but incorporating some
earlier fabric; altered. Sandstone: front and gables of regular coursed
blocks, rear of random rubble, with quoins; slate roof with brick chimneys.
L-plan: 3 bays with rear wing to left half. Two storeys; in 1st bay a
single-storey gabled porch with oval panel on lintel inscribed 1799 (with a
flourish each side) and red tiled roof, and flanking this fixed windows
with 4 and 6 panes; further right a vertical joint to half height with long
and short stones suggesting the left jamb of a former wagon entrance, a
3-light casement in this part and a 2-light sliding sash to the 3rd bay; at
1st floor, sliding sash windows of 3, 3, and 2 lights. Rear: rear wing
mostly random rubble but raised by 5 courses of masonry like the front;
doorways into wing and 3rd bay, one small window on each floor. Interior:
altered, but 3rd bay contains one exceptionally large chamfered beam.
History: associated with windmill which formerly stood a few metres to
Listing NGR: SD5105414271
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Source: English Heritage
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