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Waterside Mill, Bacup

Description: Waterside Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185592

OS Grid Reference: SD8669623244
OS Grid Coordinates: 386696, 423244
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7055, -2.2030

Locality: Bacup
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: OL13 8PA

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Listing Text


7/15 Waterside Mill
- II

Cotton mill, dated 1839 on wagon entrance. Coursed sandstone
blocks, slate roof, chimney at right front corner now cut down.
Rectangular 11-window plan, 3½ storeys, gable to road. This end,
which has a short 3-storey extension covering the centre and right
hand side, incorporates the engine house and chimney which is embraced
by the right hand corner; round-arched wagon entrance to the left
hand side of the gable wall has projecting keystone inscribed "1839",
and above this are 3 vertically aligned windows in reduced openings,
probably originally loading doors. Side walls have vertical
rectangular windows with plain sills and heads, altered glazing;
unusual triple gutter brackets. Rear built into slope becomes
21 storeys, has 3-stage loading doors in the centre from the 2nd
floor to the apex (fire escape now leading from the centre of these),
2 vertically aligned doors below and to the left, and various small
windows. Interior: iron columns supporting timber beams which pass
through cast iron stirrups at the heads.

Listing NGR: SD8669623244

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Source: English Heritage

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